WION News Brief, March 1, 2018

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 01, 2018, 03:30 AM(IST)

US President Donald Trump speaks with Hope Hicks during an interview in Washington. Photograph:( Reuters )

Close Donald Trump aide and White House communications chief Hope Hicks resigns

Hope Hicks, one of US President Donald Trump's longest-serving aides, is resigning from her job as White House communications director, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday.

Aircel files for bankruptcy;blames competition, financial woes

Malaysian billionaire T Ananda Krishnan's mobile firm Aircel today filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors, saying high debt and mounting losses, following a price war triggered by a new entrant, have led the company to troubled times.

Terrorist killed in encounter in J&K's Bandipora district

One terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place in Hajin area of the district.

Walmart raises to 21 minimum age to buy firearms, ammo

US retail giant Walmart announced Wednesday that it was raising to 21 its minimum age to buy firearms and ammunition, the latest US company to recalibrate its stance on weapons after a deadly Florida school shooting.

Cops to be deployed near schools to deter eve-teasers: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said a beat constable would be deployed near every school during the closing hours to ensure the safety of the girl students from eve-teasers.

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