News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 03, 2019, 07:07 PM(IST)

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Chandrayaan-2 launch and 32 other missions planned this year: ISRO

India's maiden human spaceflight programme 'Gaganyaan' activities would go full steam to accomplish the various development and qualification milestones during the year, the space agency said.

Protests and shutdown paralyse Kerala after two women enter Sabarimala temple

Kerala locals forced the state to a standstill on Thursday as they protested against the government for allowing two women to defy an ancient ban and enter Sabarimala temple.

After Trump's jibe, India says developmental assistance transforming Afghanistan

The sources further added that "India seeks to build capacities and capabilities of Afghan nationals and its institutions for governance and delivery of public service, develop socio-economic infrastructure, secure lives and promote livelihood." 

'Why should we be eating Maggi with lead in it?' SC asks, revives case against Nestle India

The Supreme Court Thursday revived the government case in National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) against Nestle India seeking damages of Rs 640 crore alleging unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements.

IND vs AUS, 4th Test: Virat Kohli surpasses Tendulkar to score fastest 19000 international runs

The Indian captain broke several records in 2018 and has started off the new year with another big one.While Tendulkar reached the landmark in 432 innings, Kohli took 33 less as he reached the same point in his cricketing career in 399 innings. 

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