A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Bandaru Dattatreya resigns as labour minister, Nirmala Sitharaman from commerce & industry portfolio ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle: Five ministers had stepped down from their posts on Thursday.
  2. Two die in Ghazipur landfill collapse in Delhi, four vehicles fall into nearby Kondli Canal: Five people have been rescued so far, officials said.
  3. Neet petitioner from Tamil Nadu commits suicide allegedly after failing to get a seat in medical college: Anitha, 17, had challenged the applicability of the national test in the state, saying it would affect the aspirations of students from rural areas.
  4. Punjab and Haryana High Court upholds Jat quota law, but stays its implementation till March 2018: The bench has asked the National Commission for Backward Classes to submit a report on the quantum of reservation the community can be provided.
  5. 400 die in a week after Rohingya militants clash with Army in Myanmar: According to UN officials, around 38,000 people crossed the border into Bangladesh till August 31.
  6. Kamal Haasan says his political ideology will not lean left or right: The actor said he will meet and seek inputs from several leaders before announcing his entry into politics.
  7. Kerala government allows bars in hotels within 50 metres of schools and places of worship: The new rule applies to hotels rated four star and above, but three-star ones will have to stick to the current 200-metre restriction.
  8. Kenya Supreme Court rejects presidential election results that declared Uhuru Kenyatta the winner: The apex court said there were irregularities in the poll proceedings.
  9. 13 Dera Sacha Sauda followers in Haryana arrested for violence that followed the Ram Rahim verdict: Six were held in Faridkot for vandalising a petrol pump, and seven others were taken into custody in Barnala for setting a telephone exchange on fire.
  10. United States awards contracts to build prototypes of wall along Mexico border: Border Protection officials have signed deals worth more than Rs 3 crore each to four companies to build prototypes of the structure.