WION Morning News brief, January 19, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 19, 2018, 03.17 AM (IST)

US slams Pakistan after PM Abbasi says 'no case registered against Hafiz Saeed'

US state department spokesman Heather Nauert reacting to Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi statement that "no case was registered against Hafiz Saeed" said the US believes Saeed was the mastermind behind the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi during an interview to Geo TV had declared recently that "there is no case against Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan."  

Pak troops open fire again along LoC, Indian army retaliates

In less than 24 hours, Pakistan troops once again opened fire in the RS Pura sector along the line of control(LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Indian security forces immediately retaliated.

World's largest underwater cave discovered in Mexico

Underwater archaeologists and divers have discovered a passage connecting two underwater caves in what is said to be the world's largest flooded cave in Mexico. This discovery could open doors to lost secrets of the ancient Maya civilization.

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbek citizens in Kazakhstan

Fifty-two Uzbek citizens have been killed in a bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan on Thursday. The bus, carrying 55 passengers, was on a route used by migrant workers on their way to Russia that links Samara to Shymkent, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said. The fire took place in northwestern Aktobe region.

When Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi posed for a selfie together

Years ago, Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi had done a film together called Kyun! Hogaya Na… There were rumours that the two even started dating during the making of the film. The alleged affair created havoc in Aishwarya Rai's life as her former boyfriend Salman Khan disapproved of the relationship and threatened Vivek Oberoi one night with incessant calls. Vivek Oberoi promptly held a press conference to talk about Khan's behaviour and we all know how went downhill for Oberoi's career after that.