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WION Evening News brief, 6 December, 2017

The Kejriwal government submitted its?action plan to combat pollution?in the national capital. Photograph: (Zee News Network)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 06, 2017, 01.22 PM (IST)

How is Ayodhya case related to 2019 elections? PM Modi asks Kapil Sibal in Gujarat election rally

While addressing a rally in Gujarat's Dhandhuka, Prime minister Narendra Modi has said that he has no objection to Kapil Sibal representing the Muslim community in Ayodhya case. However, he questioned how is the case connected to Lok Sabha elections.

'No exemption' in odd-even scheme: Delhi government's pollution action plan to NGT

The Delhi government today told the National Green Tribunal(NGT) that there would be no exemption for vehicles in the odd-even scheme when it implemented next time. The Kejriwal government submitted its action plan to combat pollution in the national capital.

Jerusalem status: 'Concerned about possible escalation of tension,' says China

China said today US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would lead to "possible escalation of tensions". Britain which is the principal ally of the United States expressed "concern" and said Jerusalem should be part of the "final settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians" 

IPL franchises allowed to retain 5 players: Rajeev Shukla

Providing a long-pending solution to the Indian Premier League (IPL) teams to retain their big players, the governing council on Wednesday announced that the franchises can retain a maximum of five players by virtue of a combination of pre-auction retention and Right To Match (RTM) cards for the upcoming 2018 edition.

#Metoo: Time magazine announces 'Silence breakers' as 'Person of the Year'

Time Magazine has designated "silence breakers" who triggered the sexual harassment revelations as "Person of the Year". Time magazine publishes the "Person of the Year" on 6th December every year. It has decided to bring the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case into focus this year. 

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