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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.




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