News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 30, 2019, 06:46 PM(IST)

File photo of JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar. Photograph:( AFP )

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Top developments of the day.

Masood Azhar's terror listing: Huge diplomatic win for India as China says positive progress made

In a huge diplomatic victory for India, China on Tuesday said that it supports the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as an international terrorist and that "positive progress" has been made on this front.

Made error, will apologise for 'chowkidar chor hai' comment: Rahul Gandhi to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday lashed out at Rahul Gandhi on the affidavit that the Congress president has filed in connection with the court's April 10 verdict on Rafale case.

Uighur wives forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps

Their Uighur wives vanished in 2017, swept up in a Chinese dragnet tackling Islamic extremism, now they've been released — but the Pakistani husbands left behind say freedom has come at a price: The women must prove their "adaptability to Chinese society", and publicly sacrifice their religious ideals.

Sri Lanka attacks: Three suspects arrested, van seized

The Sri Lankan police on Tuesday announced that three suspects were arrested along with a van connected to the devastating Easter Sunday bombings from the country's North Central Province.

Amazon targets $5 billion e-commerce exports from India by 2023

Online marketplace Amazon Tuesday said it expects e-commerce exports from India to reach $5 billion by 2023 under its global selling programme.

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