A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Eight civilians killed, several injured in multiple gunfights in Kashmir: Residents of villages along the LoC in the Naushera, Arnia and Ramgarh sectors were caught in the shelling.
  2. Arnab Goswami announces resignation from Times Now, says reports: There is speculation that he may launch his own channel.
  3. Cyrus Mistry's ouster was 'absolutely necessary' for the company's success, says Ratan Tata: The group's chairman sent out a letter to his employees hours after the former head of Tata Sons refuted the allegations against him regarding the Docomo deal.
  4. Former Germany striker Miroslav Klose retires from international football: The country’s all-time top scorer said he will now work on gaining his coaching qualifications.
  5. Magistrate orders closure of all 174 schools near India-Pakistan border in the region: At least 25 schools in the state have been set ablaze since the unrest in the Kashmir Valley began after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani.
  6. Pakistan Supreme Court orders corruption probe against PM Nawaz Sharif: The court also allowed Imran Khan's party to hold its anti-government rally in Islamabad on Wednesday.
  7. Twitter's Asia Pacific vice president, Rishi Jaitly, quits: His resignation came at a time when the company's revenue growth nosedived for the eighth quarter with its user base stagnating.
  8. Tiffin bomb explodes under car at Malappuram Collectorate in Kerala, no casualties reported: Among other items, police officials found a letter detailing human rights violations in the country from the site of the blast.
  9. Android phones can now 'cast spells' from the Harry Potter world: The move is part of a tie-up between Google and Warner Bros. to promote a new film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
  10. ABC News-Washington Post poll shows Donald Trump leading Hillary Clinton by a point: This is the first time since May when the Republican nominee has performed better than his Democratic opponent.