News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 16, 2018, 06.38 PM(IST)

File photo Pinarayi Vijayan Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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'Perfect storm' of hunger, climate change & conflict coming, warns UN

A potent combination of hunger, climate change and man-made conflicts are creating a "perfect storm", the head of the UN's food arm warned Tuesday in a call to action on World Food Day.

Saudis agree to 'thorough' probe needed into journalist's disappearance, says US

The US on Tuesday said that Saudis have agreed to 'thorough' probe needed into journalist's disappearance. 

Won't allow anyone to take law into own hands: Kerala CM warns protesters ahead of Sabarimala opening tomorrow

Sending a stern message to the people protesting against the Supreme Court's ruling on Sabarimala temple, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said that his government would not allow anyone to take the law and order into their hands.

Denmark Open: PV Sindhu makes shock exit in first round

Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out of the Denmark Open with a stunning opening-round loss to American Beiwen Zhang in the women's singles event, here on Tuesday.

Allahabad is now Prayagraj: Yogi cabinet clears proposal to rename city

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Tuesday approved a proposal to rename Allahabad as Prayagraj.