A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Rajya Sabha clears GST Constitutional Amendment Bill: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced the tax reform for debate in the Upper House of Parliament on Wednesday.
  2. Rajnath Singh arrives in Islamabad for SAARC summit amid protests against his visit: Around 2,000 people reportedly joined the agitation against the home minister's trip to Pakistan.
  3. Emirates flight carrying 282 passengers crash-lands at Dubai airport, catches fire: All passengers were escorted safely off the aircraft and the area at the airport was cordoned off.
  4. Communist leader Prachanda elected new prime minister of Nepal: The country’s last premier KP Oli resigned on July 25.
  5. NDRF, Air Force search for those missing after bridge collapse on Mumbai-Goa highway: Home Minister Rajnath Singh was informed about the proceedings as rescue work continued.
  6. Kashmir is not an internal matter of India's, says Nawaz Sharif: The Pakistan prime minister said the state was witnessing a 'new wave' in its 'freedom movement', as Rajnath Singh arrived in Islamabad.
  7. Service sector output touches three-month high of 51.9 in July, says survey: However, there was no increase in employment, and almost all survey members reported the same number of staff they did in May.
  8. United World Wrestling has cleared Narsingh Yadav to participate in Rio Olympics, says WFI president: The 26-year-old's fate now lies in the hands of the World Anti-Doping Agency, which will take the final call on whether he is eligible to compete in the Games.
  9. Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation accepted by the BJP: Senior leaders of the ruling party will meet on Wednesday to decide who will replace her in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state.
  10. Subrata Roy’s parole extended, Supreme Court asks him to pay Rs 300 crore: The Sahara chairman has been out on parole since May 6 after his mother died.