Daily Archives: September 18, 2019

Lightning kills 18 people in Bihar


At least 18 people were killed in Bihar in lightning strikes during heavy rainfall since Tuesday, officials said here on Wednesday. According to the Bihar Disaster Management Department, lightning claimed altogether 18 lives with Gaya and Kaimur accounting for three casualties each, followed by Patna, Bhojpur, East Champaran, Siwan and Arwal (two each) and Katihar and Jehanabad districts (one each). ...

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Saina crashes out of China Open


Star Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the China Open Super 1000 tournament after suffering a first round defeat to Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in the women’s singles on Wednesday. The London Olympic bronze medallist lost 10-21 17-21 at the hands of the World No. 19 Ongbamrungphan in a match that lasted for 45 minutes. It was the former world ...

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Govt to hold key meeting regarding Air India future today


Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a big meeting today (September 18) regarding the disinvestment of Air India, the public sector airline. Air India has incurred a huge loss of Rs 8,400 crore in the financial year 2018-19. These figures have recently been made public. In such a situation, this meeting of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is considered important. If ...

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