WION Evening News Brief, December 29, 2017

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Dec 29, 2017, 01:34 PM(IST)

The growth in GDP at constant market prices was 5.7 per cent and 6.3 per cent in Quarter 1 (Q1) and Quarter 2 (Q2) of 2017-18 respectively. Photograph:( Reuters )

Mumbai building fire: 5 civic body officials suspended after 14 killed in massive blaze
Five officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) were suspended after a massive blaze killed 14 people in the Kamala Mills compound in Lower Parel area of Central Mumbai early on Friday. 

India's economic growth slowed down in 2016-17: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
The Indian economy slowed down in 2016-17, with the gross domestic product declining drastically from 8 per cent in 2015-16 to 7.1 per cent the next year, government said on Friday.

Hyderabad gets a made in India 'Robocop'
A smart policing robot was launched in Hyderabad on Friday by a city-based start-up. The robot is fully made in India, all its components are sourced from within the country.

Delhi govt to introduce 'School of Excellence' for providing quality education
In order to provide quality education, the Delhi government today decided to introduce a new type of school named 'School of Excellence' in the national capital.

Cairo: Gunman attacks church, shot dead by police
At least people were killed, including the gunman, confirmed Egypt's Health Ministry. The Islamic State had previously claimed responsibility for multiple bombings and shootings over the past year.

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