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Breaking News Highlights: Philippines Gives USD 374 Million Contract to BrahMos Aerospace For Missile Supply

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Updated: January 14, 2022 11:38 PM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Analiza Pathak

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Breaking News Highlights Jan 14, 2022: Seven people lost their lives after 12 coaches of the Bikaner-Guwahati Express (15633) derailed in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on Thursday. Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said he is personally monitoring the situation and has apprised PM Narendra Modi about the rescue operations. An ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh has been announced for the kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh for those who receive grievous injuries and Rs 25,000 for those who suffer simple injuries. The train that started from Bikaner in Rajasthan was heading to Guwahati in Assam via Bihar’s Patna when the accident took place near Maynaguri in Jalpaiguri around 5.15 pm on Thursday. There were a total of 1,200 passengers on board, including 177 who boarded the train from Bikaner and 98 passengers who boarded the train from Patna junction.

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Published Date: January 14, 2022 6:49 AM IST

Updated Date: January 14, 2022 11:38 PM IST