WION Morning News Brief, February 25, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 25, 2018, 03.21 AM (IST)

Legendary actor Sridevi dies at 54 in Dubai, tributes pour in from all over the world

Veteran film actor and Padma Shri awardee Sridevi, who had an illustrious career spanning over four decades, passed away. She was 54.

Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire as death toll in rebel enclave tops 500

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Saturday unanimously backed a 30-day ceasefire resolution in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

High-level N Korean delegates arrive in the South Korea

A blacklisted North Korean general arrived in the South on Sunday for the Winter Olympics closing ceremony, which will also be attended by US President Donald Trump`s daughter Ivanka.

Film fraternity, fans react to Sridevi's tragic demise

The entire film fraternity is in deep shock over the news of the sudden demise of Bollywood actress Sridevi. Bollywood actors including Riteish Deshmukh, Priyanka Chopra, Bhagyashree, Sushmita Sen, Nimrat Kaur, Richa Sharma took to Twitter to express grief over the loss.

Olympics: Russia barred from flying flag at Games closing ceremony amid fresh doping violations

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes' hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations.

Muslim man renovates Hanuman temple in Ahmedabad

Amid the widespread communal unrest, a Muslim man in Gujarat has set a shining example of communal harmony by renovating a Hanuman temple.