WION Morning News Brief, January 22, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 11:56 AM(IST)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had sought to move up a 1:00 am Monday vote to 10:00 pm Sunday night, but top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer objected. Photograph:( AFP )

Richest 1% own 73% of India's wealth: Report

According to an international study published by the Oxfam group, close to 73% of India's wealth was cornered by India's richest 1%.

CJI-led bench of Supreme Court to hear Justice Loya death case today

The Supreme Court will today hear pleas filed by three petitioners seeking probe by a Special Investigation Tribunal (SIT) into the alleged mysterious death of CBI judge Justice BH Loya in 2014.

PM Modi to leave for Davos today for World Economic Forum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today leave for Davos, Switzerland for the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Turkish troops, tanks enter Syria to fight Kurdish militia

Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rockets hit border towns in apparent retaliation and the United States urged Ankara to show restraint.

US Senate postpones vote on ending shutdown to noon Monday

The US Senate adjourned late Sunday without reaching a deal on re-opening government, as the Republican leadership postponed a vote on ending the shutdown until noon on Monday.

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