WION Evening News Brief, December 1, 2017

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Dec 01, 2017, 02:28 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath Photograph:(WION Web Team)

In a major breakthrough, police have apprehended a Jama'at-ud-Da'wah(JuD)-linked terrorist Mohamad Amir also known as Abu Hamas. 

The 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

In what has been dubbed as Yogi Adityanath's first big electoral test after assuming office as Uttar Pradesh chief minister, ruling BJP swept the Uttar Pradesh civic polls bagging nine of the ten mayoral seats for which results were declared till evening while leading in six others where the counting was in progress.

In a case of negligence, Max hospital Shalimar Bagh in Delhi has declared one of the twins dead while the baby was still alive. The parents of the child said they were about to bury the child when they found out that it was alive.

Pope Francis will lead an open-air mass Friday for around 100,000 Catholics in Bangladesh, which is grappling with a rise in Islamist extremism and a massive influx of Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar.