WION Morning News brief, 30 December 2017

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 30, 2017, 03.28 AM (IST)

India slams the presence of Palestinian envoy at Hafiz Saeed's rally in Pakistan

After it emerged that the Palestinian envoy was present at Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) co-founder Hafiz Saeed's rally in Pakistan, India slammed Palestine. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in a statement said that they were taking up the matter with the Palestinian authorities.  

IS claims Egypt church attack 

A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least nine people in the latest apparent jihadist attack on Egypt's Christian minority. The Islamic State group claimed its "soldiers" carried out the attack on the Saint Mina Coptic church in the district of Helwan, just south of Cairo.

Uttar Pradesh: Madrasa manager arrested for allegedly molesting girls

A manager of a madrasa in  Shahadatganj, Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually exploiting girls. The girls were rescued in raids conducted at the madrasa on Friday night, ANI reported. Fifty-one girls were present at the madrasa when the raids occurred and have accused the manager of molesting them.

Gunman dead after multiple people shot at Long Beach business: Report

The Los Angeles Times reported that multiple people were shot at a business in Long Beach, California Friday (December 29).The Los Angeles Times reported that authorities said the gunman is "believed to be deceased at the scene."

Delhi fog: 36 trains to arrive late, 13 cancelled

Fog enveloped Delhi on Saturday. Thirty-six trains will arrive late, two have been rescheduled and 13 cancelled due to low visibility or operational reasons