News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 30, 2019, 06:54 PM(IST)

Smoke rises after an explosion as Palestinians take part in a night protest held along the Gaza side of the border with Israel. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Top developments of the day.

Lots to be done to take the country forward, I'm here to complete that work: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said although a lot has been done by his government, a lot more is left to be done to take the country forward. 

With a piece of paper, Trump called on Kim to hand over nuclear weapons: Report

On the day that their talks in Hanoi collapsed last month, US President Donald Trump handed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a piece of paper that included a blunt call for the transfer of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and bomb fuel to the United States, according to the document seen by Reuters.

BJP president Amit Shah files nomination from Gandhinagar seat

Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah filed his nomination papers on Saturday for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat.

Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already desperate situation

Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday.

Thousands gather at Gaza-Israel border on anniversary in test of truce

Thousands of Gazans began gathering to mark the first anniversary of mass protests along the Israeli border on Saturday, testing a fragile truce only 10 days ahead of an Israeli general election.

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