WION Evening News Brief, March 6, 2018

File photo of Karti Chidambaram. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 06, 2018, 01.30 PM (IST)

INX Media case: CBI custody of Karti Chidambaram extended by 3 days

A special CBI Court on Tuesday extended the agency's custody of Karti Chidambaram by three more days in the infamous INX Media case, after his previous five-day custody expired today.

No need for nuclear weapons if we have security guarantee: North Korea

North Korea is open to denuclearisation if the safety of Kim Jong Un’s regime is guaranteed, a South Korean official said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka declares emergency to quell Buddhist-Muslim riots, curfew imposed in Kandy

Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to stop the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said, after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community.

Neiphiu Rio appointed chief minister of Nagaland

Nagaland Governor PB Acharya has appointed Neiphiu Rio as chief minister under clause (1) of Article 164 of the Constitution. 

PNB scam: ICICI's Chanda Kochhar, Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned by Serious Fraud Investigation Office

ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank chief Shikha Sharma have been summoned by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) in connection with the over Rs 13,000-crore PNB scam.