A look at the headlines right now:

  1. US warns Pakistan against issuing nuclear threats to India: A State Department official said they were closely monitoring the safety and security of the weapons of mass destruction in the country.
  2. Separate national policy needed to resolve water-sharing disputes like Cauvery row, says Siddaramaiah: The Karnataka chief minister said the Centre should play a 'greater and more proactive' role in handling interstate issues.
  3. 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.
  4. Pakistan Army chief warns India of a 'fitting response' to surgical strikes: Jamaat-ud-Dawa Chief Hafiz Saeed claimed that India had staged the attack along the LoC and urged Nawaz Sharif to lead the country's troops to combat.
  5. Cognizant begins internal inquiry into illegal India operations, appoints new company president: The tech firm said is investigating whether some 'payments relating to facilities in India were made improperly and in possible violation' of laws in the US.
  6. 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.
  7. Reliance Jio in the limelight as telecom industry readies for spectrum auction: The seven participating companies may spend up to Rs 40,000 crore at the auction that starts on Saturday, October 1, an analyst said.
  8. Petrol price up by 28 paise, diesel cheaper by 6 paise a litre: The Indian Oil Corporation said the rupee-US dollar exchange rate and international fuel rates were the reasons for the change.
  9. 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.
  10. European Union agrees to fast-track ratification of Paris climate deal: If approved by the bloc, the global accord to tackle climate change could come into effect as early as next month.