"We have concerns about Kashmir and we are watching the situation very closely," says Eliot L. Engel.
Delhi has been choked on and off for weeks as industrial and traffic pollution cast a toxic pall over the metropolis.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor dismisses speculation regarding changes to Pakistan Army Act (PAA) as "incorrect".
Interior ministry spokesman says the dead were all civilians.
Shops and businesses have remained shut to protest against the controversial decision.
Three coaches were sent crashing off the tracks at Mondobhag station in the town of Kasba.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's plane was shot down by the PAF over occupied Kashmir in February.
The construction workers are believed to be Indian nationals, New Delhi's embassy says in a statement on Twitter.
The release is in apparent exchange for two Western hostages who were kidnapped by the insurgents in 2016.
In-fighting between BJP and Shiv Sena has culminated in the allies parting ways.
Lawsuit accuses mainly Buddhist Myanmar of breaching the 1948 UN Genocide Convention through a brutal military campaign.
Afghan National Security Council spokesman confirms meeting to reporters in Kabul.
"India of today is not India of Gandhi and Nehru," says the foreign minister.
Muslims in India express resignation after the ruling; "It's best to be numb in Modi's India," says Muslim businessman.
Bangladesh carries out one of its biggest ever evacuation drives, moving some 2.1 million people to cyclone shelters.
Dalai Lama says he can pick his own successor, possibly a girl, or even declare himself the final Dalai Lama.
A jail warden in Gwalior has also been arrested for celebrating with fireworks after the victory for Hindus.
More than two million people spent a night huddled in storm shelters.
Hong Kong holds district council elections on November 24, with the pro-Beijing camp bracing for heavy defeats.
Saturday's verdict paves the way for building the temple in place of the demolished mosque.
Preliminary election results are expected on Nov 14.