A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Three militants dead after attack on Indian Army camp in Kashmir’s Kupwara: Intelligence agencies have alerted areas along the border after residents said they had received phone calls, asking them details about Indian security units.
  2. Isro’s GSAT-18 successfully launched in French Guiana: The telecommunications satellite was launched in the French rocket Ariane-5 after its liftoff was postponed by a day.
  3. Irom Sharmila acquitted in attempted suicide case, set to launch new political party: She will contest the upcoming election from Thoubal, the home constituency of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.
  4. UN Security Council selects ex-Portugal prime minister Antonio Guterres as next secretary-general: It was a unanimous choice for the 15-member body, which will recommend the leader's candidacy to the General Assembly on October 6.
  5. Three dead, 10 injured after under-construction building in Bengaluru collapses: City mayor G Padmavathi said the structure fell because 'substandard materials' were used in the project.
  6. We want peace, not war with India, says Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: At a joint Parliament session, he accused India of thwarting their efforts to hold talks and said they were blamed for the Uri attack without any investigation.
  7. Indian Army hands over video footage of surgical strikes along LoC to government: Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir said the Army and Centre had both followed the procedure laid down for such situations.
  8. Centre sets up technical team to study Cauvery basin in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu: The panel was established as per a Supreme Court order, which directed the supervisory committee to submit a report on its findings before the next hearing.
  9. At least 11 killed across the Caribbean in Hurricane Matthew, thousands displaced in worst-hit Haiti: While rescue and relief operations are on, the Category 3 storm is expected to intensify when it makes landfall in the United States by the end of this week.
  10. India’s GDP to grow by 7.6% in 2016-’17, IMF says in fresh report: The organisation revised its earlier growth figures for the country, citing reasons including ‘effective policy actions’.

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