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What Happened on 20 October 2018


20 October 2018 Current Events Punjab train accident: Death toll rises to 61

The death toll in yesterday’s Punjab train accident rose to 61. According to media reports, 74 people have been injured in the accident. Following the accident, train services between Jalandhar and Amritsar were suspended.


Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with her ASEAN and US counterparts in Singapore

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a series of bilateral talks with her US and ASEAN counterparts on Friday on the sidelines of ASEAN Defence Ministers meet which took place in Singapore. Sitharaman also met her Australian counterpart Christopher Pyne, Malaysian counterpart Mohamad Bin Sabu and Defence Ministers from several countries including China, Japan, New Zealand, Korea, and Russia. It was the 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting which was being hosted in Singapore.


Punjab train accident: Death toll rises to 61

The death toll in yesterday’s Punjab train accident rose to 61. According to media reports, 74 people have been injured in the accident. Following the accident, train services between Jalandhar and Amritsar were suspended.

Nirmala Sitharaman holds talks with her ASEAN and US counterparts in Singapore

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a series of bilateral talks with her US and ASEAN counterparts on Friday on the sidelines of ASEAN Defence Ministers meet which took place in Singapore. Sitharaman also met her Australian counterpart Christopher Pyne, Malaysian counterpart Mohamad Bin Sabu and Defence Ministers from several countries including China, Japan, New Zealand, Korea, and Russia. It was the 12th ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting which was being hosted in Singapore.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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