A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Devendra Jhajharia wins gold in men’s javelin throw at Rio Paralympics: The athlete from Rajasthan broke his own world record on his way to the podium.
  2. Karnataka facing injustice over Cauvery row, says Siddaramaiah as he appeals for peace in state: The chief minister said they will ensure that Bengaluru, Mysuru, Mandya and other places in the river basin have enough water before releasing any to Tamil Nadu.
  3. Akhilesh Yadav strips uncle Shivpal Yadav of key ministerial posts as family feud escalates: The move is being seen as the Uttar Pradesh chief minister flexing his muscles after Shivpal Yadav replaced him as the state's party chief.
  4. Leave the coalition if you are not happy with Nitish Kumar as Bihar CM, Congress tells RJD: Lalu Prasad Yadav, however, said the alliance is intact and recent reports on cracks appearing between the partners was 'a media creation'.
  5. Manmohan Singh coined 'achhe din', but now it has got stuck to the BJP, says Nitin Gadkari: The Union minister said that in a country like India, 'an ocean of dissatisfied souls', it is difficult to bring good days.
  6. Super typhoon Meranti advances towards China and Taiwan, likely to make landfall on Wednesday: Wind speeds between 295 kmph to 240 kmph are expected, along with torrential rain, landslides and flash floods.
  7. Facebook, Google seek US Congress support for change in control over internet domain names: Many tech giants said in a letter that the transition of the web's supervision to the 'multi-stakeholder model' was needed for economic and national security.
  8. Cauvery protests force Bengaluru FC to play AFC Cup match on Wednesday behind closed doors: The decision was taken by the Indian club after consulting the Bengaluru Police during ongoing violence in the city.
  9. Poonch encounter ends after three days, bodies of four militants recovered: Four AK-47 guns, an under-barrel grenade launcher and 16 ammunition magazines were also found during search operations.
  10. Sikkim is the cleanest state in India, according to latest government rankings: The state scored 100% in the Swachh Survekshan Gramin ranking given on the basis of the percentage of people using household/community toilets.