News brief: Big stories of the day
Smiling and holding hands, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone between the countries on Friday in the first summit for the two Koreas in over a decade.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at picturesque Wuhan city in Central China, at 12:30 am on Friday, ahead of his much anticipated informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph , who headed the bench that had quashed the Narendra Modi government's decision to impose President's rule in the Congress-ruled hill state in 2016, was not considered to be elevated as a Supreme Court judge by the Centre today.
The Congress on Thursday accused the government of seeking to appoint its "own people" in higher judiciary and claimed that the independence of the judiciary was in "danger" after the Centre turned down a Supreme Court collegium proposal to elevate Justice K M Joseph to the top court.
When the two Korean leaders met earlier today, ahead of the historic summit, they were all smiles and niceties. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in were spotted holding hands at the heavily fortified demilitarised zone between the countries on Friday.