A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan Army chief warns India of a ‘fitting response’ to the surgical strikes along LoC: 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.
  2. Separate national policy needed to resolve water-sharing disputes, says Siddaramaiah: Meanwhile, former PM Deve Gowda starts hunger strike against Supreme Court order on Cauvery issue, calls it a death warrant.
  3. Salman Khan should 'migrate to Pakistan', says Shiv Sena leader: Manisha Kayande believes the actor 'needs to be taught a lesson' for speaking up in support of artistes from the neighbouring country.
  4. Telecom department begins biggest spectrum auction, airwaves worth Rs 5.66 lakh crore up for sale: Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Reliance Jio, R-Com, Aircel and Tata Teleservices are participating in the event, eyeing 2,354.55 MHz of frequencies across seven bands.
  5. Pakistan media regulator bans Indian channels from airing in country: PEMRA warned that strict action will be taken against television channels and distribution networks if they did not comply with the order from October 15.
  6. 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.
  7. Uri brigade commander shifted out of base till inquiry into attack is completed, say reports: The move comes at a time when Army chief General Dalbir Singh arrived at the Udhampur Northern Command, where Brigadier K Somashanker was reportedly moved.
  8. Telecom majors seek Trai intervention, say Reliance Jio's free voice calls offer violates rules: A Reliance spokesperson, however, claimed that their tariffs were in full compliance' with the regulator's orders.
  9. UK doctor flown to Chennai to examine Jayalalithaa amid speculation about her health: AIADMK leaders maintained that the Tamil Nadu chief minister is recovering from her illness and hope she will soon be discharged from the hospital.
  10. China blocks Brahmaputra tributary in Tibet to construct dam: Bangladesh may also face repercussions from the hydropower project, but the extent of its impact is not clear yet.