WION Evening News Brief, March 12, 2018

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 12, 2018, 01.27 PM(IST)

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At least 50 dead, says Nepal Police official after plane crashes at Kathmandu Airport

At least 50 people are dead and 23 injured after a plane crashed Monday afternoon at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, reports said. There were a total of 71 people on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane. 

Government has accepted most demands of farmers: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has said on Monday that their government has accepted most of the demands of the farmers protesting in Mumbai. He also added that they have given a written letter to the farmers.

INX Media case: Judicial custody for Karti Chidambaram, to be lodged in Tihar Jail

A Delhi Court on Monday sent Karti Chidambaram to judicial custody till March 24th for questioning in the INX Media alleged bribery case. The court dismissed his plea for early hearing of his bail application.

Lashkar terror multiplies, co-founder forms new group

Pakistan's own protege terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba has split. rattled by infighting. US-designated terrorist and co-founder of Lashkar, Maulana Amir Hamza has formed the Jaish-e-Manqafa. 

Syria war has killed more than 500,000 people in 7 years: Monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based war monitor, said on Monday about 511,000 people had been killed in the Syrian war since it began seven years ago.