A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Rajya Sabha clears GST Constitution amendment Bill: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley introduced the tax reform for debate in the Upper House of Parliament on Wednesday.
  2. Knife attack in central London leaves one woman dead and five people injured: The assailant was arrested after the incident, which took place in Russell Square, close to the British Museum.
  3. Cabinet clears 3% minimal spectrum usage rate, clearing path for major auction in September: The new fee, recommended by the Telecom Commission, could help fetch the government Rs 5.6 lakh crore.
  4. Central forensic team begins investigations in Kolkata teenager’s death: They collected samples from the parking lot of Sunny Park apartments, where Aabesh Dasgupta was found dead on July 21.
  5. Jammu and Kashmir man found dead with 300 pellets inside his body: The victim was shot at close range, police, said, and his internal organs had been badly damaged.  
  6. Kashmir is not an internal matter of India, 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. Rajnath Singh arrives in Islamabad for SAARC meet amid protests against his visit: Around 2,000 people reportedly joined the agitation against the home minister's trip to Pakistan.
  8. 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.
  9. Communist leader Prachanda elected new prime minister of Nepal: The country’s last premier KP Oli resigned on July 25.
  10. 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.