News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 27, 2019, 06:59 PM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

US peace envoy visits Kabul to consult Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on talks with Taliban

US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday to try to secure cooperation from Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani after breakthroughs in peace negotiations with Taliban leaders in Qatar.

Communist government in Kerala disrespecting Kerala culture, alleges Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a fresh attack on Pinarayi Vijayan-led Communist government in Kerala accusing it of disrespecting all aspects of Kerala's culture. 

Ayodhya case deferred again, will not be heard on January 29

News agency ANI reported on Sunday that the case will not be heard on January 29 due to the non-availability of one of the judges from the five-judge constitution bench.

UK government may scrap MPs' holiday to pass Brexit laws

British MPs could sit long hours and their February holiday may be scrapped as the government races to pass its Brexit legislation before Britain leaves the EU on March 29, Downing Street said Sunday.

ICICI Bank case: Probe officer transferred for 'leaking information related to searches'

The Central Bureau of Investigation has justified the transfer of Sudhanshu Dhar Mishra, the investigating officer in the ICICI Bank case, citing his role in leaking information related to searches.

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