Morning Wrap: 5 Labourers Killed in Kashmir, PM Modi Returns Home From Saudi & Other Top Stories

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 October 2019, 09:23 AM
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Five Labourers From West Bengal Killed, Another Injured By Terrorists In Kashmir

Five migrant labourers from West Bengal were killed and another injured in a terrorist attack in Kulgam district of Kashmir on Tuesday evening, police said. According to reports, the labour has sustained bullet injuries in the leg. The injured has been identified as Zahuruddin, a daily wager from West Bengal. He was in his rented residence in Katrasoo village when he was attacked. He has been admitted to a hospital and stated to be out of danger, they said. Read more…

PM Narendra Modi Returns Home From Saudi Arabia Visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday returned to India after concluding his visit to Saudi Arabia, during which he held extensive talks with the top Saudi leadership. India and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday inked more than a dozen agreements in several key sectors including oil and gas, defence and civil aviation to bolster their ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held extensive talks with the Kingdom's top leadership during which a Strategic Partnership Council was established to coordinate on important issues. Read more…

China Increasing Footprints In Indian Ocean, May Station Aircraft Carriers: Top US Commander

The US Pacific Fleet Commander on Tuesday said there has been no reduction in Beijing's assertiveness in the disputed South China Sea, a vital trade route in the global supply chain, and it continues to bully other nations in the strategic region. Admiral John Aquilino, who is in India, met Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh and other senior defence officials. He said he and Singh discussed ways to enhance cooperation and increase information-sharing and better integration between the two navies. "The US and India have common values. We understand that the ability to operate in accordance with international laws and maritime environment only allows both of us to prosper as well as the rest of the nations in the area," he said in an interaction with reporters. Read more…

British MPs Vote In Favour Of Holding General Elections On December 12

British MPs have backed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s December 12 election plan by a 438 to 20 vote margin. This is going to be historic decision once the House of Lords passes the legislation and it becomes law by the end of the week. It will mark the first December-poll since 1923. The development marks a win for Boris Johnson’s bid for a pre-Christmas poll to try and win a public mandate in favour of his Brexit plan. Read more…

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today: Check Latest Fuel Rates In India On October 30

The petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Wednesday, October 31. Petrol and diesel prices had came down on Tuesday, but the state-run Oli Marketing Companies (OMC) did not make any change in the prices on Wednesday. According to the fuel price data available on the website of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), the petrol price in Delhi is Rs 72.92 per litre on Wednesday, while diesel price was at Rs 65.85. Read more…

First Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 09:18 AM
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