A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan says it has developed short-range nuclear weapons to counter India’s ‘cold start’ doctrine: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi demanded that the UN Security Council implement its resolution on Kashmir to restore peace in the region.
  2. Flight operations at Mumbai airport resume after authorities move SpiceJet aircraft stuck in mud: As many as 180 flights were cancelled as the main runway was closed for over 25 hours. 
  3. All Indians are safe in Mexico earthquake, says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj: She is currently in New York to attend the 72nd annual session of the United Nations General Assembly.
  4. Journalist killed during clashes in Tripura’s Mandai, four arrested: The police said 118 people were injured in the violence between Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura and Tripura Rajaer Upajati Ganamukti Parishad.  
  5. Jawan killed in firing in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir: The police said they were investigating if the incident in the Banihal belt was a militant attack.   
  6. Time for dialogue with North Korea is over, says Japan PM Shinzo Abe: During his speech at the United Nations General Assembly, the Japanese leader said Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons posed an ‘unprecedented threat’.   
  7. No new infiltrations, but we have begun to identify vulnerable spots, says BSF: The Border Security Force has reportedly been told to push Rohingya refugees back instead of arresting them.   
  8. Shiv Sena targets Centre again, asks if fuel prices were hiked to pay for bullet train loan: The party’s criticism comes days after it hinted at breaking the alliance with the BJP in Maharashtra.   
  9. Suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militant arrested from Anantnag: Adil Ahmed Bhat, who was on the run, was picked up from Bijbehara railway station, said the police.   
  10. Hurricane Maria leaves Puerto Rico in blackout, downgraded to a Category 2 storm: The storm has left the islands, and is now over the eastern Dominican Republic, the United States Hurricane Center has said.