1. Pope Francis proclaims Mother Teresa a saint at canonisation ceremony in Vatican City: The pontiff had hailed her as the 'mercy of our times' for her work with the poor and suffering.
  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds 'constructive talks' with Chinese president Xi Jinping at G20 meet: The bilateral meeting was held in the backdrop of the two countries disagreeing on a range of issues including India's membership to the NSG.
  3. All-party delegation arrives in Srinagar to discuss unrest in the Valley: Officials said it is unclear if the group will meet separatists even as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti invited them to discuss the ongoing violence in the state.
  4. India unlikely to go ahead with plan to order three more Scorpene submarines from French company DCNS after data leak: Details of the submarine were published in an Australian newspaper last month, triggering concerns that it had become vulnerable even before it was ready to enter service.
  5. IT department invokes tax treaties, sends around 200 requests to obtain data in Panama Papers probe: Officials said around 192 requests have been sent to several countries and around a dozen were being processed.
  6.  India says it cannot ratify Paris climate change agreement this year: Sherpa to the Prime Minister Arvind Panagariya said the country is committed to joining the international accord, but has ‘sought flexibility’ in the matter.
  7. Muslim law board faces flak for saying triple talaq is ‘not appreciated’, but allowed under Shariat: Activists have decried as ‘obstinate and rigid’ the body’s stand that the practice cannot be done away with ‘in the name of social reforms’.
  8. Jamaat-E-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali hanged by Bangladesh following conviction for 1971 war crimes: He was convicted for murder, torture, confinement and provoking religious hatred during the country's independence conflict with Pakistan.
  9. At least 36 die in bus-tanker collision along the Kandahar-Kabul stretch in Afghanistan: The road is prone to militant activity, compelling drivers to increase vehicle speed to avoid any confrontation.
  10. Sacked AAP minister Sandeep Kumar arrested for rape after woman in incriminating video complains: The woman said she had gone to him for help with her ration card a year ago when he spiked her drink and assaulted her while taping the act.