A look at the headlines right now:

  1. French naval contractor suspects economic warfare behind Scorpene submarine data leak: A DCNS spokesperson said tough competition and corporate espionage may have led to the cyber attack.
  2. Twelve dead after terrorists attack American University in Kabul: Police had cordoned off the institute soon after the gunfire began and killed the attackers in clearing operations that lasted for hours.
  3. At least 247 killed in central Italy earthquake: The quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale reportedly reduced several towns to rubble.
  4. December 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Vinay Sharma attempts suicide inside Tihar jail: He was admitted to Deen Dayal Upadhyay hospital after he allegedly took pills and tried to hang himself.
  5. Nitin Gadkari made BJP's election in-charge for Goa: Singhbhum Lok Sabha MP Laxman Giluwa was made the party's Jharkhand chief after Tala Marandi resigned on August 11.
  6. Accused in JNU rape case surrenders: Police said Anmol Ratan will be sent for a medical examination before he is produced before the Patiala House Court on Friday.
  7. Cabinet clears draft Bill seeking 'complete ban' on commercial surrogacy: The proposed law will allow childless couples to seek help only from a close relative and also bar foreigners and expatriates from having surrogate babies.
  8. Centre, Monsanto dispute escalates as latter pulls new GM cotton seeds to protest technology sharing: The biotech company and the government are also at odds over how much the former can charge for its genetically modified seeds.
  9. Did not mean to accuse RSS of assassinating Mahatma Gandhi, says Rahul Gandhi after defamation case: The Congress vice president told the Supreme Court that his statement was misinterpreted by the petitioner.
  10. World's largest aircraft, Airlander 10, crash lands during second test flight in England: The manufacturer of the airship, Hybrid Air Vehicles, said all crew members are safe.