WION news brief, February 27, 2018

Sridevi in a still from Chandni. Photograph:( Others )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 27, 2018, 01.04 PM (IST)

Sridevi's body on its way back to Mumbai: 10 new developments in the case

The mortal remains of actress Sridevi have finally been handed over to actress' family. The past three days have been daunting for the Kapoor family as the Dubai Police took time to investigate the case and hand over Sridevi's mortal remains to her family as they had 'formalities' to clear. 

CBI questions ex-CMD of PNB, other top officials

After PNB reported a further scam of Rs 1,251 crores, the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) began questioning two auditors including a former Managing Director and two General Managers in the multi-crore scam. The CBI today questioned NS Kannan, Executive Director, ICICI Bank which was the leader of Consortium Bank who lent money to Geetanjali Group of Companies.

'South China Sea will be discussed during President's visit to India,' says Vietnam ambassador to India

Ton Sinh Thanh, Vietnam's ambassador to India, said today President Tran Dai Quang who will be visiting India next week will be discussing the South China issue with PM Modi. "Vietnam is one of the few countries in South-East Asia that is raising its voice against China flexing its muscles in the South China Sea. China claims a number of territories and islands as its own over the South China Sea," Ton Sinh Thanh said.

Excercise Milan: India's 23-nation naval excercise is 'provocative', say Chinese observers

Chinese observers speaking to state-run newspaper Global Times said today that India's new Naval initiative exercise Milan consisting of 23 countries is a "provocative" gesture which will "not benefit the development of Sino-Indian relations".

Russia working towards developing long-range unmanned strike system

Russia is working on developing a long-range unmanned strike system, built by Zvezda, media reports have informed on Tuesday. Alexander Nemov, deputy chief of the research department at the 30th Central Scientific Research Institute outside Moscow said that the large unnamed aircraft would come out next year which will infiltrate far into an enemy's territory.