News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 08, 2018, 08.42 AM(IST)

File photo of Jair Bolsonaro. Photograph:( AFP )

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Read the five big stories of the day.

Interpol says its missing chief had resigned, China announces it is investigating him

Beijing announced Monday the Chinese head of Interpol, who vanished after returning to his homeland, was under investigation for possible criminal activity, and the world police organisation said he had resigned.

Jammu and Kashmir: Local body polls today after 13 years, security beefed up

Security forces have intensified checking and area domination as part of an elaborate plan to provide a sense of security for the smooth conduct of local body polls in the Kashmir Valley, officials said Sunday. The first phase of the polls start Monday.

Far-right Bolsonaro wins 1st round Brazil election, run-off uncertain

Polarizing far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro looked to be the big winner of a first-round presidential election in Brazil on Sunday, according to mostly complete results -- but a final victory in a run-off to be held in three weeks is far from assured.

Anurag Kashyap on allegations against Vikas Bahl: Named & shamed him privately

Anurag reveales that he knew about the sexual abuse allegations levied against Phantom Films co-owner Vikas Bahl. For those who are not aware, Vikas is the man behind Kangana Ranaut’s super successful film, ‘Queen’. Kangana confirmed that Vikas behaved inappropriately with her too while shooting for the film. 

U-19 Asia Cup: Badoni and Tyagi shine as India beat Sri Lanka by 144 runs to win title

India's U-19 team Sunday followed the footsteps of their seniors to win the U-19 Asia Cup title with a crushing 144-run win against Sri Lanka in the final with Delhi boys Ayush Badoni and Harsh Tyagi playing prominent roles.