WION Evening News Brief, March 17, 2018

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Mar 17, 2018, 01:20 PM(IST)

File photo of Sonia Gandhi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

Pakistan to skip WTO meet in New Delhi

India last month invited Pakistan Commerce Minister Pervez Malik to participate in the informal WTO ministerial meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi on March 19-20 and Islamabad had initially accepted the invitation.

Sonia accuses Modi government of 'tinkering with constitutional propriety'

Sonia said that despite the onslaught, Congress is not going to back down. Sonia said that present dispensation tinkering with constitutional propriety and not following the Parliamentary traditions

Ditch EVMs and go back to paper ballots: Congress urges EC

The Congress today urged the Election Commission (EC) to go back to the traditional practice of paper ballots for future elections. The party said that going back to paper ballots is necessary in the wake of "misgivings on misuse" of EVMs. The statement came earlier today during its 84th plenary session.

Russia expels 23 British diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens    

Russia expelled 23 British diplomats on Saturday in a carefully calibrated retaliatory move against London, which has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in southern England.

India story could end with mass unemployment: Nobel-winner Paul Krugman

“India’s lack in the manufacturing sector could work against it, as it doesn't have the jobs essential to sustain the projected growth in demography. You have to find jobs for people,” he said

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