WION morning news brief, December 23, 2017

Normal life was hit in Amritsar as thick fog disrupted traffic movement on roads and residents struggled to commute from one place to another. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 23, 2017, 03.44 AM (IST)

UN imposes new sanctions against North Korea, Trump hails decision

The UN Security Council today imposed new sanctions on North Korea seeking to ban refined petroleum product export after its ICBM missile test last month.


US threats against Pakistan can 'negatively' affect relations: ISPR chief Major General Ghafoor

Ghafoor's statement comes after US vice president Mike Pence on a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Friday said President Trump had put Pakistan on notice. 
 

Man held over Christmas attack plot in San Francisco: FBI

US Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group.


Watch: SpaceX successfully deploys 10 satellites into low-earth orbit

EIon Musk-led SpaceX broke new ground in space with the launch of rocket Falcon 9 which successfully deployed 10 satellites into earth's orbit.


34 trains late, 15 cancelled due to low visibility in Delhi

According to reports, most trains running on Amritsar/Ludhiana to New Delhi route were running late or had to be rescheduled.