WION Morning News Brief, March 14, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 14, 2018, 03:19 AM(IST)

File photo of Imran Khan. Photograph:( Twitter )

Gorakhpur, Phulpur Bypoll results: Counting underway amid heavy security

Counting of votes for the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha byelections began today amid tight security. 

All eyes are on Gorkahpur as it is the home constituency of UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath from where he had won five times as an MP. 

Trump targeting $60 billion tariffs on Chinese imports in 100 items

President Trump's administration is targeting China import tariffs upto $60 billion even as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the US Senate was "highly unlikely" to pass legislation to nullify tariffs which President Trump has announced.

Chabahar project not aimed at 'strangulating' anybody: Iran

Iran has invited Pakistan and China to participate in the strategic Chabahar Port and said the initiative is not aimed at "strangulating" or "encircling" anybody, a media report today quoted visiting Iranian Foreign Minister as saying.

Shoe hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan

A shoe was hurled at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday during a rally in Gujrat city in Pakistan's Punjab province.

US crude prices fall over rising production, Tillerson firing

Oil fell more than 1 per cent on concerns over rising US production and as equities fell, erasing earlier gains driven in part by the firing of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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