WION Morning News Brief, December 22, 2017

The newly-wed couple came out in traditional attire -- much like their wedding day -- and walked out only for a brief moment to pose for the media. Photograph:( WION )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 22, 2017, 03.10 AM (IST)

In pictures: The Virushka reception

The newly-weds hosted a reception for family at Delhi's Taj Palace Hotel on Thursday night

 

Puigdemont celebrates as Catalan separatists win election

Catalan separatists have won a landmark election with nearly all votes counted, separatist parties have won a slim majority in the Catalan parliament.

 

No General Assembly will drive us out of Jerusalem: Israel

As 128 nations defied the Trump administration and approved a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Israel's envoy to the United Nations said no General Assembly resolution "will ever drive us from Jerusalem".

 

Rajasthan government approves 1 per cent reservation for Gujjars

The Rajasthan government on Thursday approved one per cent reservation for 'Gujjars' and four other backward castes. With this initiation, the Gujjars can now seek benefits in educational institutions and job opportunities.

 

NSA Doval to hold border talks with China today

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and his Chinese counterpart state councillor Yang Jiechi will hold the next round of formal negotiations on the boundary issue later today.