WION Evening News Brief, March 13, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 13, 2018, 01.24 PM (IST)

Supreme Court: Compulsory linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts, mobiles extended indefinitely

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely till the judgement is pronounced the compulsory linking of Aadhaar numbers with bank accounts and mobile phones.

Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, CIA director Mike Pompeo to take over from him

US President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that that CIA Director was taking over from Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Trump added that Gina Haspel would lead the CIA. 

Nine CRPF jawans killed in Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district

At least nine CRPF personnel were killed and three others injured when Maoists blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday, said a senior police official.

Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari re-elected to second term in office

Nepal's first woman president Bidya Devi Bhandari was today re-elected for a second term in office. Incumbent President Bhandari defeated Nepali Congress leader Kumari Laxmi Rai with an overwhelming majority in the presidential election. 

Japan considers seeking summit between PM Abe and North Korea leader: Source

Japan is considering seeking a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss Japanese citizens abducted by North Korean agents decades ago, a government source who was briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.'