10:10 am Madina:Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others were injured when a bus collided in Medina's Muslim holy city with another heavy vehicle, Saudi state media said . According to the official, the accident on Wednesday involved a collision between "a private chartered bus with a heavy vehicle." in the western Saudi Arabian city. According to local media, those involved were Arab and Asian pilgrims who carried pictures of the bus engulfed in flames and blown out with their windows. The injured have been transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital.
05:10 pm London: Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly won the 2019 Booker Prize on Monday. The Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, is open to writers of any nationality, writing in English and published in the UK or Ireland.
01:10 pm Mumbai: A Punjab Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) bank account owner, Sanjay Gulati, 51 who had more than Rs. 90 lakh with the troubled bank, died on Monday in Mumbai. He died of a heart attack after attending a protest by angry customers of the bank outside a Mumbai court. Gulati, an engineer with Jet Airways now grounded, had lost his job. He has a wife and two children.
04:10 pm Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics for "combating poverty," the Swedish academy announced today. Abhijit Banerjee, a native of India, is an American citizen. He is a Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US while Esther Duflo is a French American citizen. Michael Kremer also comes from the United States. Esther Duflo, 47, was born in Paris and is currently a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer, 55, is a professor at Harvard University and has a PhD from the university.
01:10 pm Ayodhya: In anticipation of a verdict in the Ayodhya land trial, the District Magistrate Court placed Section-144 in the district. Section 144 will be in effect until December 10. District Magistrate Anuj Kumar Jha said in the order. "The decision took because of the upcoming festivals," A per the order, there will be a ban on drone use and without prior information, no shop will be allowed to sell them.
01:10 pm Srinagar: On Monday, post-paid mobile services were restored on the BSNL network in Kashmir Valley. The move comes over two months after the suspension of mobile phone services in the valley following the move of August 5 to scrap Jammu and Kashmir of their special status. The ban on prepaid mobile connections and internet services will continue, officials said “internet facilities are being opened” at tourist spots, officials said. Security forces have said they take all precautionary measures before the post-paid telephone service is restored.
11:10 am Aurangabad: The statements made by NCP leader Sharad Pawar in recent rallies indicate that his "restraint" is over as he is feeling defeat in elections to the Maharashtra Assembly, Working President of BJP, JP Nadda said. Nadda was addressing a rally ahead of the October 21assembly elections. At Barshi earlier in the day, Pawar had blamed Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for saying that there was no opposition to the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance. "Leaders moving between jail and the Enforcement Directorate and not able to take the state on the development path ahead," Nadda said. In a case of money laundering registered in connection with the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank scam, the ED recently named Sharad Pawar and his nephew and former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar.