A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan postpones Saarc summit after five nations back out: Islamabad said new dates for the meet will be announced soon, after Sri Lanka on Friday announced its decision to skip it.
  2. Release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for six days, Supreme Court tells Karnataka: It also directed the Centre to form a Cauvery Water Management Board by October 4 to study the ground reality in both states to diffuse the dispute.
  3. Patna High Court strikes down Bihar 'illegal' prohibition law: An ex-Army officer had filed a plea challenging the restriction on the sale and consumption of alcohol, saying it violated citizens' rights.
  4. End rumours about Jayalalithaa's health, release her photo, says DMK chief Karunanidhi: The Opposition leader wished the Tamil Nadu chief minister a speedy recovery amid the speculation. 
  5. The Rosetta spacecraft collides with comet 67P to end its 12-year journey today: The decision to crash-land was taken after scientists realised there is very little solar power left to operate it.
  6. Hockey: India U-18 beat Bangladesh 5-4 to win Asia Cup: The scores were level at 4-4 when India struck the winning shot with 20 seconds left on the clock.
  7. Palestinian chief Mahmoud Abbas joins world leaders at Shimon Peres' funeral: President Barack Obama said the Israeli leader showed that justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist ideal.
  8. Park Street rape case prime accused Kader Khan arrested from Delhi: Khan and his aide Ali will be produced before a local court, and the police will seek transit remand so that he can be taken to Kolkata.
  9. BCCI asks ICC not to put India, Pakistan in same group during multi-nation tournaments: Board president Anurag Thakur said the cricketing body asked for the move 'in view of the public sentiment in the country’.
  10. First presidential debate with Hillary Clinton was a 'rigged deal', claims Donald Trump: The Republican nominee said he had to fight the anchor 'on everything' at the event, following reports that the Democratic candidate had won the first round.