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2nd September News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 02, 2016 19:01 IST ]

National News

Navjot Singh Sidhu snubs AAP, to float new political party ‘Awaaz-e-Punjab’

Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu today joined hands with suspended SAD legislator Pargat Singh and Bains Brothers (Ludhiana-based Independent MLAs and brothers Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains) to float a new political party in Punjab where assembly polls will be held early next year. Read more

Two days ahead of PM Modi’s visit, China deploys stealth fighter aircraft J-20 in Tibet

Days after China warned India against deploying the supersonic BrahMos missile along its border, Beijing has responded by stationing its stealth fighter-bomber aircraft J-20 at the world’s highest civilian airport Daocheng Yading, which lies to the east of Arunachal Pradesh. Read more

Pakistan Army violates ceasefire in Akhnoor sector along LoC; Indian troops retaliate

Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Akhnoor sector of Jammu district today faced unprovoked firing from the Pakistan Army. Read more

In Amethi stronghold, 200 angry Anganwadi workers raise slogans against Rahul Gandhi, block cavalcade

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today faced protests by local residents in his own constituency Amethi where he arrived on Wednesday on a three-day visit. Read more

Triple talaq: Courts have no say in personal law, Muslim Law Board tells Supreme Court

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board today told the Supreme Court, which is examining the impact of triple talaq on Muslim women’s rights, that personal laws cannot be challenged as it would amount to violation of the fundamental rights guaranteed by the Constitution. Read more

International News

Twin suicide attacks rock Pakistan; after Peshawar, blasts at Mardan district court kill 12, injure 52

Hours after a terror attack in Peshawar’s Christian Colony killed one civilian and four suicide bombers, another terror attack rocked Mardan’s district and sessions court killing at least 12 people and injuring 52 others. Read more

Baloch protests fluster Pakistan, Islamabad moves Interpol to nab separatist leader Bugti

Days after Indian Prime Minister raked up the Balochistan issue during his Independence Day speech, finding support from Baloch leaders, Pakistan has now moved the Interpol for assistance to nab exiled Baloch leader Brahamdagh Khan Bugti who is spearheading the independent Balochistan movement. Read more

Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly mulls inviting Arundhati Roy to address House on Kashmir issue

Pakistan’s Punjab Assembly is reportedly considering to inviting Indian novelist and rights activist Arundhati Roy to address the assembly members on ‘atrocities’ in Kashmir by Indian authorities. Read more

Business News

Disclose source of Rs 18,000 cr you have returned to investors: Supreme Court tells Sahara

Finding it difficult to fathom that Sahara paid back an amount as large as Rs 18,000 crore in such a short notice, the Supreme Court has asked the company to specify the source of the money. The apex court noted that it is almost impossible on the company’s part to raise the massive amount in an extremely short span of time. Read more

Facebook copies Snapchat again, adds 'Instant video' feature for Messenger app

Social media giant Facebook on Thursday added a new feature of Instant Video to its messenger app. The feature lets you to exchange videos while texting in the app. Read more

Apple to remove unused apps from its App Store

It’s cleaning time in the App Store. In an email sent to its developers, tech giant Apple has notified them that it will remove apps that no longer works or is outdated from the recent versions of iOS and macOS. Read more

Entertainment News

Angry Ajay Devgn demands investigation against Karan Johar, Twitter reacts

It's an all out war between Ajay Devgn and Karan Johar. Ajay Devgn Thursday released a recorded audio tape which allegedly had Kamal Rashid Khan's voice confessing that Karan Johar paid him Rs 25 lakh to slam Shivaay and spread good words for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Read more

Bigg Boss 10: Here’s the Tentative list of Bigg Boss 10 Contestants

With the new season of the Salman Khan’s Big Boss 10 formally announced, a tentative list of Bigg Boss 10 contestants has started doing the rounds in media. Read more

Here’s how Saif Ali Khan is pampering soon-to-be mommy Kareena Kapoor

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor are expecting their first child this year. While Kareena is seen flaunting her baby bump proudly, hubby Saif is also making sure to pamper the soon to be mommy. Read more

Sports News

Hilarious and Brilliant! Virender Sehwag's tweet about his wife has the best tip for married men

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag, who has garnered quite a reputation for being one of the wittiest Indian celebrities on Twitter, again made our day with his supremely entertaining #ViruKaGyaan. Read more

Homecoming: Messi’s goal helps Argentina beat Uruguay 1-0 in crucial World Cup qualifier

Making a noteworthy return from his ephemeral international retirement, Lionel Messi scored the lone goal helping a 10-man Argentina defeat Uruguay 1-0 to register a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifying victory. Read more

England beat Pakistan in 4th ODI, lead series 4-0

Resolute half-centuries by Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow led England to a four-wicket victory against Pakistan and a 4-0 lead in the five-match one-day international series on Thursday. Read more

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