Live updates: 39 Indians missing in Iraq dead, Sushma Swaraj tells Rajya Sabha

Here are the live news updates for March 20, 2017.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:16

New Delhi: Here are the live news updates for March 20, 2017.

20 March 2018, 11:17 AM

Rajya Sabha observes two-minute silence in rememberance of Indians who were killed in Iraq by terrorist group ISIS.

20 March 2018, 11:16 AM

VK Singh will go to Iraq and get the mortal remains of the deceased. He will first land in Amritsar on his return, and then go to other states to return the bodies to their families, says Sushma Swaraj.

20 March 2018, 11:15 AM

I would like to thank General VK Singh, who faced all sort of problems, to ensure that the Indians who died were identified from mass graves, says Sushma Swaraj.

20 March 2018, 11:12 AM

We gathered the DNA samples of the relatives of those Indians from across four states and sent them to ascertain the identity of the deceased, says Sushma Swaraj.

20 March 2018, 11:11 AM

We had sent DNA samples of relatives of those in Iraq, says Sushma Swaraj.

20 March 2018, 11:09 AM

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj says 39 Indians missing in Iraq's Mosul since 2014 have died. She confirmed the same in an address to Rajya Sabha.

20 March 2018, 09:45 AM

"Mumbai police along with GRP and RPF jawans are having talks with the students and railway's first priority was to clear the track first," Chief PRO of Central Railway Sunil Udasi said.