News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 22, 2019, 07:00 PM(IST)

Virat Kohli. Photograph:( AFP )

Story highlights

Top developments of the day.

Amid US-Tehran tensions, Indian airlines decide to avoid part of Iranian airspace

All Indian operators, in consultation with Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), on Saturday, decided to avoid the affected part of Iranian airspace to ensure safe travel for the passengers, news agency ANI reported. All flights will be re-routed suitably.

Firing one bullet towards Iran will set fire to America's interests: Iran

Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East.

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: Report

China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials.

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: Report

Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels.

Innings break | INDvAFG: Afghanistan restrict India to 224/8

Afghanistan restrict India to 224/8. 

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