WION Morning News Brief, February 24, 2018

Visuals from a polling booth in Kolaras. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 24, 2018, 03.17 AM (IST)

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Voting in Mungaoli, Kolaras assembly constituencies underway

Voting for bypolls to two assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh begins on Saturday. Mungaoli and Kolaras seats were vacated after the death of sitting Congress MLAs Mahendra Singh Kalukheda (Mungaoli) and Ram Singh Yadav (Kolaras). 

At least 18 killed after two car bombs explode in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Twin car bombs killed 18 people in Somalia`s capital Mogadishu on Friday in an attack by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but security forces shot dead five assailants, officials said.

Supreme Court to hear writ petition by trans-woman Shanavi Ponnusamy

The Supreme Court to hear the writ petition filed by trans-woman Shanavi Ponnusamy, who alleged Air India, refused her a job due to her gender, on March 5.

Donald Trump names India, China to defend pulling out of Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump has once again named India and China to defend his policy on climate change and reiterated that these countries and some others benefited the most from the Paris agreement while America didn't get any advantage.

Three bombs hit capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state: Police

Three bombs exploded in different locations in Rakhine's state capital Sittwe early Saturday morning, including at the home of a high ranking official, Myanmar police told AFP.