Morning News Brief: Stage set for Trump's India visit, South Korea on alert, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Feb 24, 2020, 09:03 AM IST

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Prime Minister Modi will leave shortly for Ahmedabad, which is the first stop of US President Donald Trump`s first official trip to India. 

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Just before his departure to India, Trump said that he was looking forward to being with 'millions and millions of Indians waiting to welcome me''.

South Korea

South Korea reported 161 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country to 763, news agency Reuters reported quoting health authorities said on Monday


Top Communist Party leaders including President Xi Jinping attend each year's gathering of the National People's Congress, which rubber-stamps bills, budgets and personnel moves already decided by the party.


India cricket

New Zealand now leads the two-match series 1-0 against the Indian team.