A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Suspected Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail and another militant killed in encounter: The July 10 attack had left eight people dead and injured at least 18 others.  
  2. Rohingya refugees are a threat to national security, Centre tells Supreme Court: In its affidavit, the government asked the court not to interfere in the deportation of Rohingyas from India.  
  3. Bombay High Court rejects anticipatory bail pleas of school trustees in Gurugram murder case: CBSE asks schools to put all their staff through behaviour test after Gurugram student’s murder.
  4. India’s wholesale inflation hits four-month high of 3.24% in August: Higher food and fuel prices contributed to the rise.
  5. Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe inaugurate India’s first bullet train project in Ahmedabad: The Shinkansen high-speed train will cover the 650-km distance between Ahmedabad and Mumbai in two hours.
  6. At least 22 drown after boat capsizes in Yamuna in Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh: Local villagers said the vessel was mostly ferrying daily wage labourers who were heading to Haryana to look for work.
  7. Police clear six men accused of lynching dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in Alwar: Khan’s family has alleged that police were under pressure to close the case since some of the attackers had links to right-wing groups.   
  8. Basi, the world’s oldest captive giant panda, dies in China: She was 37 years old and enjoyed the status of a celebrity in the country.   
  9. Can’t make farm loans big or small, says UP minister after reports claim meagre amounts were waived: According to official data, some 50 farmers got less than Rs 100 of their outstanding loans waived.   
  10. Teachers’ strikes responsible for Tamil Nadu students’ low scores in Neet, says Madras High Court: Justice N Kirubakaran asked the state government to file a report by September 18 detailing steps it had taken to control teachers’ protests.