Latest and Top Ten National and International News – 21 Oct 2018.

Today’s Fuel rate: Del: P 81.99 D 75.36 Kol: P 83.83 D 77.21 Mum: P 87.46 D 79.00 Chn: P 85.22, D 79.69

*Even If 500 trains pass by: Event Organizer before 61killed in Amritsar, No permission from authorities*

Amritsar tragedy: Securing assets like Rlys key to avoiding mishaps; 1,400 killed in 2016 -Mumbai tracks

*#Shame: Injured robbed of belongings, even the dead weren’t spared after Amritsar train accident*

MSPs still elude farmers despite Govt policy push, Need 56K Cr to plug 10% Gap b/w MSP & Mrkt Prices

*Encounter Underway In J&K Kulgam – One or two terrorists believed to be hiding in a house*

Study(11 trials) with 455 adults b/w 18-65yrs reveals Aerobic exercises may help reduce depression

*#MeToo: Turning allegations against MJ Akbar, Vinod into Left-vs-Right battle must be stopped*

#MeToo: Rahul Johri’s deadline for reply submission ends, BCCI questions CoA role, asks resignation

*Assocham: RBI opens banking tap to NBFCs saying the step will help them in tackling liquidity crunch*

Health Min: Dengue claimed 80 lives, affected 40,000 till Sep 2018, Kerala & Maha highly affected

*High alert after alleged Lashkar letter threatens of attacks in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat*

After Allahabad, Shimla could be renamed; Himachal Govt wants to call it Shyamala

*NIA nabs key accused in Nagrota Army Camp attack; 4th arrest in Dec2016 case while trying to flee*

8 new Zika cases in Rajasthan, total infected at 117, Most cases reported from Shastri Nagar Jaipur

*China’s economic growth disappoints 1st time since 2009 financial crisis, 6.5% against 6.6%*

HAL: India’s biggest defense PSU running out of work – Orders only for 17months, staff could sit idle

*Electric car sales decline in India: e-Scooters continue to grow, 54,800 units sold at growth of 138%*

SAIL gearing up for supply of wheels for newly introduced Linke Hoffman Busche coaches for railways

*1000s in migrant caravan are waiting to cross the Guatemalan-Mexican border amid sweltering heat*

EU-Japanese Space Mission Takes off to Explore Mysteries of Mercury, Only 2 spacecraft visited till date

*Forbes listed Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji returns home after 9 days of abduction*

Australia PM’s Morrison loses majority, independent claims win, now reliant on minor-party lawmakers

*Trump: US Will Get to Bottom of Khashoggi’s Death; Wouldn’t Like to Scrap Saudi Arms Deal*

US: Lottery jackpots getting larger & larger Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening odds

*Qatar Floods after Almost a Year’s rain falls in 1 Day 61mm rain, Roads impassable, flights disrupted*

Russia-linked bots used US startups to supercharge social-media misinfo campaigns & meddle in election

*As Afghanistan Votes For A New Parliament, Terror Attacks Leave 170 Dead, fear of more bloodshed*

Biggest: ‘At Least 670,000’ anti-Brexit protesters march through London, we are many claims marchers

*Indian-origin spy Noor Inayat Khan executed by Nazis during WW2 may feature on British pound*

WhatsApp Bans over 1Lac A/Cs struggles to contain political shenanigans ahead of Brazil’s Runoff

*Paul Kenny (50), Surfer punches shark (until it let him to go) to escape attack at Australian beach*

Denmark Badminton: Saina bt Gregoria, Cruise Into Final, one-sided encounter, to meet Tai Tzu in final

Today’s Word – *Gal* – Unit of acceleration of one centimeter per second.

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