News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 01, 2019, 08.54 AM(IST)

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Big stories of the day.

North Korea warns: Kim says 'new path' inevitable if US demands unilateral action

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday that his resolve for complete denuclearisation remains unchanged but he may have no option but to seek a "new path" if the United States continues to demand unilateral action from North Korea.

New GST rates in effect from today: 23 goods and services to get cheaper

In a new year gift to the common man, the government has notified reduction in GST rates on 23 goods and services, including movie tickets, TV and monitor screen.

Democrat Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020 presidential polls

US Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal firebrand who has taken on Wall Street and traded barbs with Donald Trump, on Monday became the most prominent Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican president in 2020.

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout plan

President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack Monday on shock plans for an immediate pullout of US troops from Syria, but said his drive to end American involvement in wars made him a "hero."

LPG to get cheap from today, cooking gas price cut by Rs 5.91

The price of Non-Subsidised LPG in Delhi will be decreased by Rs 120.50 per cylinder from January 1, due to fall in the price of the domestic cooking gas in international market and strengthening of US dollar-rupee exchange rate.

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