News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 03, 2018, 06.55 PM(IST)

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Putin set to ink S-400 defence deal during India visit, US warns against missile pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit New Delhi on Thursday and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ink the deal on S-400 air defence systems. President Putin will also participate in the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit, news agency ANI reported. 

American Frances Arnold, George Smith & British researcher Gregory Winter win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Two American scientists - Frances Arnold and George Smith, including a British researcher Gregory Winter have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this year.

Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing emerges; ordered to pay $129 million for tax evasion

China's taxation authorities fined A-list Chinese movie star Fan Bingbing $129 million for tax evasion, state news agency Xinhua said on Wednesday.

Plea in Supreme Court against deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar

A plea has been filed in Supreme Court for urgent hearing seeking a restraint on the Government of India from deporting seven Rohingya Muslims lodged in the Silchar Detention centre in Assam to Myanmar, news agency ANI reported. According to reports, the plea will be heard in the top court on Thursday. 

Halt sanctions on humanitarian goods to Iran: International Court of Justice to US

The International Court of Justice(ICJ) today ordered the Trump administration to halt sanctions on "humanitarian" goods to Iran.

President Trump had imposed sanctions on Iran last month after pulling out of the nuclear deal involving European allies, a second round of sanctions is due next month.

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