A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Jawan dies after militants attack CRPF camp in Srinagar, encounter underway: Two suspected militants fled to a nearby building after a sentry at the paramilitary camp noticed them.
  2. Mohan Bhagwat’s remarks on Army were ‘misrepresented’, says RSS: Senior leader Manmohan Vaidya said the Hindutva group’s chief had compared RSS workers with the general population, not soldiers  
  3. Rajasthan will spend Rs 8,000 crore on loan waivers for farmers, says Vasundhara Raje: Farmers will get waivers on loans up to Rs 50,000 taken before September 30, 2017.  
  4. Near miss for 251 people as Air India aircraft avoids collision with Vistara flight over Mumbai: The air traffic controllers handling the two planes have been suspended and the Vistara pilots have been taken off duty.  
  5. AIADMK unveils 7-foot portrait of Jayalalithaa inside Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK moves High Court: DMK Working President MK Stalin said putting up the portrait of a leader convicted in a corruption case set the ‘wrong precedent’.  
  6. Delhi University student files case against man for allegedly sexually harassing her on a bus: The woman said her co-passengers did nothing when she told them that the man was masturbating next to her.
  7. India, Oman sign eight agreements on defence, health and tourism during Narendra Modi’s visit: The prime minister met leading business executives and urged them to invest in India.
  8. Supreme Court stays FIR against Army officer accused in Shopian firing: The bench issued notices to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government, asking them to reply within two weeks. 
  9. New York sues Harvey Weinstein and his former company over sexual misconduct allegations: The state’s attorney general has also named Weinstein’s brother in the lawsuit as he was allegedly aware of the incidents of sexual assault.    
  10. Oxfam hit by sexual misconduct allegations, to meet British government: The government threatened to cut off aid to the British charity after news report said aid workers paid for sex while on a mission in Haiti.