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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 27 Feb 2019, 10:23:12 AM
Top stories of February 27, 2019.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will confer the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 awards today. Us President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet in Hanoi. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during Russia-India-China Foreign Ministers' meeting in China. India will play Australia in the second T20I in Bengaluru. Stay tuned for all the news from around the world:

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh met top officials of army, paramilitary and the police to review the current situation in border areas.

Delhi High Court directs trial court to expedite the trial in the 2008 TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan murder case; also directed to appoint a senior police officer to monitor on the appearance of prosecution witnesses.

Iran president rejects FM Zarif's resignation: Official

Australian Cardinal George Pell will spend his first night behind bars today following his historic conviction for child sex crimes. 

Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected president of Nigeria, after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, on March 3 and address a public meeting there.   "PM Modi will visit Amethi on March 3 and besides attending a government programme in Korba Munshiganj, would address a public meeting in Kohar area of Gauriganj here," the BJP convenor of the Lok Sabha constituency, Rajesh Agrahari, said Wednesday.

Sensex drops 600 points.

CPI(M) leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan at an event in Kerala yesterday: Before declaring Lok Sabha poll dates,RSS is aiming at creating war-like situation & sabotaging polls. BJP has foreseen their loss in the Lok Sabha polls, trying to sabotage polls & impose emergency.

AugstaWestland case: Accused Rajiv Saxsena has moved application in Delhi's Patiala House Court to become an approver in the case.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also asks Centre and 10 states to file reply in seven days on the plea filed against the alleged attacks on Kashmiri students. Supreme Court while taking note of Centre’s submission that no incident against any Kashmiri students has taken place since SC's February 22 order directing all states to take strict action against violence after February 14 Pulwama attack, refuses to pass further order.

EAM Sushma Swaraj in Wuzhen, China: As far as Pulwama is concerned, I had raised this issue in the bilateral meeting with Mr Wang Yi and also at RIC (Russia-India-China) forum.

Jagannath Temple reforms case in SC - Amicus Curiae (friend of court), Ranjit Kumar, submitted before SC that he had visited the Puri Jagannath temple in Odisha on Feb 23 in compliance with the Top Court's order and sought more time to file his response with respect to his visit.

Uttarakhand: Visuals from the snow clad Tehri.

Centre moves Supreme Court seeking stay on its February 13 order directing several States to evict forest-dwelling families whose claims over traditional forestlands have been rejected under law. Supreme Court agrees to hear the case tomorrow.

One dead and dozens more buried after collapse of an illegal gold mine in Indonesia.

Visuals from Bandipur forest area, where fire is under control now.

All 7 girls (including 5 victims of Muzaffarpur shelter home case) who went missing from a shelter home in Mokama have been found by police. The 7th girl was recovered from Madhubani last night.

Left parties will participate in the meeting of the opposition parties, scheduled to be held later today. They had earlier said that they will not participate in the meeting. Pulwama attack and India's response to it are on the agenda of discussion. 

Himachal Pradesh: Visuals from snow-clad Shimla. All educational institutions in the district to remain closed today in the light of the snowfall.

Leaders of Opposition parties will at 1 pm, today in the Parliament Library Building.

A four-storey commercial building located at Padma Singh Road in Delhi's Karol Bagh has collapsed, no injuries or casualties reported.

Vietnamese policemen sit outside the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi ahead of the second US-North Korea summit, reports AFP.

Himachal Pradesh: All educational institutions in Kinnaur district to remain closed for two days - 27 and 28 February - due to snowfall.

In a joint operation, Kolkata STF and Murshidabad Police has arrested two  Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) workers, explosives have been recovered from their possession.

A fire broke out at the 3-storey VDH Kavinagar departmental store in the Kavinagar area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. As many as 6 fire tenders are on the spot.

China: EAM Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Wuzhen. She will attend 16th Foreign Ministers Meeting of Russia-India-China (RIC) here. She will also hold bilateral discussions with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, besides the Chinese Foreign Minister.

Visuals from a month-long Festival of India in Nepal being held at the Nepal Academy Hall, Kathmandu. A group performed contemporary folk Punjabi dance at the third event of the festival, yesterday.

US President Donald Trump predicts 'awesome' future for North Korea if Kim gives up nukes.

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First Published : 27 Feb 2019, 08:19:11 AM