A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Isro launches the GSLV-F05, which is carrying an advanced weather tracking satellite, from Sriharikota: The spacecraft will provide high-quality night pictures and has a special transponder to help with search and rescue operations.
  2. GST Constitution Amendment Bill gets Pranab Mukherjee's approval: The Centre will now have to introduce two follow-up pieces of legislation to govern the way the new tax regime is implemented.
  3. Ankur Panwar sentenced to death in the Preethi Rathi acid attack case: Prosecutors had argued that he deserved capital punishment as she had died of the injuries from the assault.
  4. 'Export of terror' a security threat to society, Narendra Modi says at Asean summit: The prime minister said India's partnership with the Association of South East Nations seeks to craft a response through coordination and cooperation at multiple levels.
  5. Apple's new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be sold in India from October 7: The tech major said India will be the second country to get the water-resistant phones that are priced at Rs 60,000 for models with storage capacity of 32GB.
  6. Aawaaz-e-Punjab will shake the system that ruined the state, says Navjot Singh Sidhu his party's launch: The cricketer-turned-politician said those with vested interests cannot revive the state.
  7. Arvind Kejriwal mobbed by BJP protestors at a railway station in Delhi: A video shows the chief minister surrounded by women from the saffron party, who raised slogans against AAP's sacked leader Sandeep Kumar.
  8. 21 AAP MLAs may lose their seats after HC dismisses their appointment as parliamentary secretaries: The Election Commission will now decide whether the lawmakers will retain their constituencies or step aside for fresh elections.
  9. CBI can resume its investigation into Bulandshahr gangrapes as Supreme Court revises stay order: The agency's inquiry into the assaults was halted till a decision was made on whether the case should be transferred to Delhi.
  10. Assam's Majuli becomes India's first island district today: Sarbananda Sonowal said the government decided to make the announcement on September 8 as it is the birth anniversary of Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika.