WION Evening News brief, March 11, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 11, 2018, 01:26 PM(IST)

French President Emmanuel Macron with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File photo) Photograph:( Twitter )

French President Macron takes dig at Trump, hails India's efforts at making International Solar Alliance a reality

Taking a swipe at US President Donald Trump for backing out of Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron lauded the efforts of India, along with other nations, for making International Solar Alliance (ISA) a reality.

35,000 farmers reach Mumbai demanding loan waiver

Over 35,000 farmers have reached Mumbai on Sunday to stage protest against the Maharashtra government demanding a complete loan waiver.

Vandals attack Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka

In an alleged case of "hate crime", police said vandals attacked a Muslim-owned restaurant in Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Uttar Pradesh Bypolls: Gorakhpur voter turnout reaches 43%, Phulpur 38% by 5 pm

Gorakhpur Lok Sabha constituency witnessed a polling percentage of around 43 per cent while Phulpur saw a turnout of around 38 per cent till 5 pm today, Election Commission sources said.

China's parliament abolishes presidential term limit, Xi Jinping could stay in power for life

China's Xi Jinping on Sunday secured a path to rule indefinitely as parliament abolished presidential term limits, handing him almost total authority to pursue a vision of transforming the nation into an economic and military superpower.

 

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