Siddalinga Swamiji of Tontadarya mutt in Gadag passed away today morning following a cardiac arrest. He was 69-year-old.

National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested key accused Mohd. Ashraf Khandey, who was absconding in the Nagrota Army Camp attack case. He was arrested from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi while he was trying to flee to Saudi Arabia via Sri Lanka.

Assam: 7 dead, more than 20 injured, after an Assam State Transport Corporation bus lost control and fell in a pond between Guwahati and Mukalmua. Injured admitted to hospital. More details awaited.

Denmark Open 2018: Kidambi Srikanth knocked out after losing 16-21, 12-21 to Kento Momota in men's singles semifinals.

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has reached the hospital where survivors of the accident are admitted

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh being briefed by the Crisis Management Group on relief and rehabilitation measures, in Amritsar

Counting of votes for 52 civic bodies to be held across Jammu and Kashmir today; Visuals from a counting centre in Udhampur

Eight trains have been cancelled, Five trains diverted, 10 trains short-terminated and Five trains short-originated today following the train accident between Amritsar & Manawala yesterday evening.

In a major tragedy, at least 60 people were killed in Amritsar after a speeding train ran over them at Joda Phatak. The accident was reported on Friday evening, when several people had gathered to watch Ravan Dahan. The train which caused the accident was travelling from Amritsar to Pathankot.

Amid the huge protest after the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) on Friday decided to file an appeal against the apex court's order of allowing women of every age to enter the historical shrine. The Board also said it is ready for any sort of compromise to end this extreme scenario.

The counting of votes for the Jammu and Kashmir Municipal Elections 2018 is set to take place today and the results would be out soon after. The counting of votes will begin at 9 am and the clear picture is likely to emerge within a couple of hours. Voting took place in four phases on October 8, 10, 13 and 16 and a dismal total voter turnout of 35.1 percent was recorded in the state amid the boycott call by the two main parties.

In sports news, Pakistan beat Australia by 373 runs. In the second innings, Australians were bundled out for 164 runs.

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