WION Evening News Brief, 17 January 2018

Celebration in Bombay Stock Exchange after Sensex crossed 35,000 mark on Wednesday. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 17, 2018, 01.28 PM (IST)

Haryana rape and murder: Class 12 suspect found dead in Kurukshetra

The Haryana Police found the dead body of the main suspect in the brutal rape and murder case of a 15-year-old Dalit girl.

Sensex crosses 35,000 mark for first time, Nifty closes at all-time high Benchmark 

Sensex soared over 310 points today to close above the 35,000-mark for the first time ever, while the broader Nifty too ended at a fresh life-time high on unabated buying by participants.

'Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights': Lawyer for petitioners tells Supreme Court

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Shyam Divan, appearing for the petitioners in the Aadhaar hearing, told a five-judge Constitution bench Wednesday that "Aadhaar may cause death of citizens' civil rights".

Seven ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar Police fire on rioters

Seven ethnic Rakhine Buddhists died after Myanmar police opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, officials said Wednesday, in fresh violence in a febrile state already scarred by ethnic and religious hatred.

Czech government agrees to resign after losing confidence vote

The Czech government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis agreed to resign on Wednesday after the minority cabinet lost a confidence vote a day earlier.

South Africa's Cape Town may run out of water in 90 days

South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.