WION Morning News Brief, January 23, 2018

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

Modi will make the keynote address at Davos today. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

PM Modi hosts CEO roundtable meet at Davos, says 'India means business'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today told top CEOs here that India means business and presents exciting opportunity for the global businesses.

Congress votes to end US shutdown, Trump claims victory

Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington.

We the powerful need to get out of the way to pick barriers apart: Shah Rukh Khan at Davos

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan attended a celebrity event before the official start of the World Economic Forum's annual event at Davos on Tuesday. 

The 52-year-old actor spoke against discrimination against women and sexism.

#MeToo: US Supreme Court Justice says she was sexually harassed

The US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shocked the world by sharing her own sexual harassment story at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend. 

Social media a threat to democracy: Facebook

Facebook's civic engagement chief Samidh Chakrabarti recently identified social media as a 'potential threat'. In a blog post, Chakrabarti noted that he was "not blind to the damage that the internet can do to even a well-functioning democracy."

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