News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Dec 17, 2018, 07:11 PM(IST)

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Kamal Nath sworn in as Madhya Pradesh CM, first act is to sign off on farm loan waiver

Congress leader Kamal Nath who has held several portfolios in the Union cabinet was sworn in as the 18th chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

India offers Maldives $1.4 billion in aid

India has offered $1.4 billion in aid to the Maldives. "Our country recognises the long-standing generosity of Indian people," Maldives foreign minister Abdullah Shahid told WION.

Bhupesh Baghel sworn in as Chhattisgarh CM

Bhupesh Baghel has served as Congress party chief for Chattisgarh and is also an MLA from Patan, he is credited for bringing the party back to power after 15 years in oblivion.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life imprisonment

Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to life imprisonment. He has to surrender by December 31, 2018.

What next for Brexit? Four main scenarios

Here are the four main scenarios facing Britain while the clock ticks down to March 29, 2019, the day it is scheduled to depart the European project after 46 years.


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