A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At ASEAN meet, Barack Obama backs India's NSG bid, warns Beijing on South China Sea claims: Despite an international ruling that stated otherwise on July 12, China continues to assume charge of a vast expanse of the resource-rich waters.
  2. 21 AAP MLAs may lose their seats after HC dismisses their appointment as parliamentary secretaries: The Election Commission will now decide whether the lawmakers can retain their constituencies or step aside for fresh elections.
  3. India is the 'single nation' spreading terror in South Asia, says Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson:'There is open evidence to prove that India supported militancy to destabilise our country,' said Nafees Zakaria.
  4. Hindutva groups want Mahabharata short film by 'Delhi Belly' writer taken off YouTubeThe Hindu Mahasabha said 'Mama's Boys' shows Kunti and Draupadi in bad light and that an FIR should be filed against the filmmaker and actors.
  5. Pokémon GO Plus, a wearable companion device for the game, will be launched on September 16: It will connect to phones over Bluetooth Smart and allow hunters to catch the creatures without needing to look at their screens constantly.
  6. Surge pricing is looting the common man, says Congress, as opposition to new rail fares grows: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said 'everyone is against' the Modi government's change in ticket prices.
  7. 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.
  8. 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 is implemented and how levies will be set.
  9. 'Aawaaz-e-Punjab will shake the system that ruined the state’, says Navjot Singh Sidhu as he launches new political front: The cricketer-turned-politician said those with vested interests cannot revive the state.
  10. Ankur Panwar sentenced to death for murdering Preeti Rathi in Mumbai 2013 acid attack: Prosecutors had argued that he deserved capital punishment as she had died of the injuries from the assault.