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Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry's in 1986

Train kills 12 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) In a terrible disaster, at least 12 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were mowed down by a train here in Punjab on Friday, police said. A large number of people were watching the Ravan effigy in flames while standing along the railway tracks when[Read More…]

Atletico Madrid hold final practice ahead of Villarreal clash

Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Atletico Madrid on Friday held their final training session ahead of their away La Liga match against Villarreal. French forward Antoine Griezmann and French midfielder Thomas Lemar took part in the session led by Argentine head coach Diego Simeone, as documented by an epa-efe journalist. Atletico’s[Read More…]

FATF asks Pakistan to ‘do more’ against money laundering

Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an inter-governmental body which combats money laundering and terror financing among other things, has demanded more action from Pakistan to put an end to money laundering and financial assistance to terrorists, the media reported on Friday. Pakistan and FATF’s Asia[Read More…]

Mercado included in Sevilla roster for Barcelona clash

Seville (Spain), Oct 19 (IANS) Argentine centre back Gabriel Mercado was included in Sevilla’s team sheet ahead of the upcoming La Liga clash against Barcelona after being sidelined for about a month and a half due to injury, the Spanish football club said on Friday. Mercado fractured his arm during[Read More…]

Two arrested in Punjab for militant links

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Police on Friday arrested two members of a Khalistani module allegedly engaged in propagating the Khalistani Referendum 2020 campaign by affixing banners and posters at public places in Amritsar city. Sukhraj Singh and Malik Singh were arrested and materials used in making the banners and[Read More…]

Wimbledon to introduce final set tie-break from 2019

London, Oct 19 (IANS) The All England Lawn Tennis Club, home to the Wimbledon championships, announced on Friday that players will go into a final set tie-breaker once tied at 12-12 in the decider from 2019. Historically the fifth set of Grand Slam events (except for the US Open) has[Read More…]

Real Madrid coach shows confidence in Bale

Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui on Friday praised the attitude of his side’s star forward Gareth Bale, after the latter pulled out of Wales’ squad due to a muscle injury. The 29-year-old Welshman suffered an adductor injury during Los Blancos’ 1-0 away defeat to Alaves earlier[Read More…]

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