News brief: Five big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: May 16, 2018, 09:02 AM(IST)

File photo of former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

'Natak' in Karnataka continues: JD(S)-Congress combine, and BJP to meet Governor again today

The drama in Karnataka will continue on Wednesday with both the JD(S)-Congress combine and the BJP meeting Governor Vajubhai Vala today to stake their claims to forming a government. 

Varanasi flyover collapse: 15 dead, 11 critically injured committee to file probe report in 48 hours

15 people have been feared dead and 11 injured after an under-construction bridge in Varanasi collapsed on Tuesday. After being held responsible for the incident, chief project manager HC Tiwari, project manager KR Sudan, assistant engineer Rajesh Singh and engineer Lal Chand have been suspended with immediate effect.

North Korea calls off talks with South, says may do same with Trump-Kim summit

A cloud has gathered over the upcoming North Korea-United States summit in the wake of recent military drills between South Korea and the US. After calling off Wednesday a scheduled Korean summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, according to media reports, has also hinted at calling off the United States summit which is scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore.

US Department of Justice, FBI begin investigating Cambridge Analytica following shutdown

The Department of Justice and the FBI have started investigating the data mining firm Cambridge Analytica which had announced its shut down last month due to the Facebook scandal. 

Meghan Markle's father says he is having heart procedure, so not coming to wedding

After news of Actress Meghan Markle's father decided to pull out of the Royal wedding which is set to take place on Saturday, reports on Tuesday said that the reason behind his absence is because he needed a heart procedure. 

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