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7th September News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 07, 2016 18:56 IST ]
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National News

No compromise on national sovereignty, says all-party delegation; seeks dialogue with all stakeholders

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today chaired an all-party meeting in the capital to chalk out an action plan to end the current unrest in Kashmir. A proposal to reinstate peace in the strife-torn valley was unanimously passed in the meeting. Read more

MEA summons Pak envoy Abdul Basit over snub to Indian High Commissioner in Karachi

India on Wednesday summoned Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit to register a strong protest over the alleged last-minute cancellation of an event of Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Gautam Bambawale in Karachi yesterday. Read more

Separatists now speaking the language of extremists, says MoS Home Hansraj Ahir

Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir today came down heavily on Kashmiri separatists for snubbing some members of the all-party delegation that sought to meet them for a dialogue in a bid to resolve the crisis in Jammu and Kashmir. Read more

Punjab: AAP leader Vijay Chauhan accused of sexually abusing his maid, audio tape released

Days after AAP MLA Devender Sehrawat alleged that some party leaders in Punjab were sexually exploiting women volunteers, two AAP leaders have released an audio tape alleging that a top leader was involved in sexually abusing a woman. Read more

‘With a heavy heart’, Karnataka finally begins release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

Despite violence in the Cauvery River basin region of Mandya during protests by farmers and pro-Karnataka groups, the Karnataka government today morning started releasing water to Tamil Nadu to abide by the Supreme Court’s directive. Read more

International News

US won't impose sanctions against Pak on terror but wants accountability for 26/11 attack

Asserting that Pakistan needs to go after all the terrorist groups, including those that target its neighbours, the US has said it is not planning any sanctions against the country for not taking actions against terrorist groups. Read more

'Iranians are not Muslims', says Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti

Saudi Arabia's top cleric has said Iranians are "not Muslims", in response to rancorous remarks from Iran's supreme leader over last year's Hajj pilgrimage stampede. Read more

Major Russian defence deals on anvil as India looks to balance ties after siding with US

After its widely-published defence deals and strong military ties including the recent logisticals pact with US, India is now working to strengthen defence ties with its traditional strategic partner Russia. Read more

Business News

GST implementation on target, no privatisation of banks: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST), dubbing it a long-standing reform that will have transformational impact on the Indian economy. Read more

With an eye on festive season, Snapdeal offers Rs 1,000 crore collateral-free loans for sellers

Indian e-commerce major Snapdeal has unveiled plans to offer  collateral-free loans worth Rs 1,000 crore for its sellers ahead of the festive season to enable them to stock up adequately. Read more

iPhone 7 launch: How to watch event live and what you can expect

Apple is set to launch the much-awaited iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus today, which is arguably the biggest smartphone launch of 2016. Read more

Entertainment News

‘Ash married a stone’ says comedian on Twitter, Abhishek comes up with brilliant response

On Twitter, actor Abhishek Bachchan is a superstar. His timeline his filled with sassy tweets and shut down replies which he gives to people trying to troll him. One such incident happened when comedian Aditi Mittal called Junior Bachchan a ‘stone’ only to get a taste of his smart comebacks. Read more

Reel remembers real: On Neerja Bhanot’s birth anniversary, Sonam Kapoor pays ode to brave women

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor remembered brave heart Neerja Bhanot on the latter’s 53rd birth anniversary on Wednesday. Read more

Amitabh Bachchan confesses to be paid less than Deepika Padukone for ‘Piku’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been one of the living legends of Bollywood. Every actor in the industry feels privileged to share the screen space with him. And when it comes to the pay scale, it is but obvious to think that the ‘Shehenshah’ will be paid higher than any other celeb. Above all, it is also preconceived notation that male protagonist is paid much more than their female counter part. Read more

Sports News

US Open: India’s campaign ends as Sania crashes out of women’s doubles

Seventh seeds Sania Mirza and Barbora Strycova were beaten 6-7 (3), 1-6 by top seeds Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic in the women's doubles quarter-finals of the US Open, thereby ending India's campaign in the tennis tournament. Read more

I would've returned from Rio with a medal: Mary Kom

Indian female boxing icon MC Mary Kom on Tuesday said that she would have returned home from Rio with a medal had she qualified to compete in the Rio Olympics. Read more

ICC withdraws two-tier Test proposal under pressure from BCCI

The International Cricket Council withdrew its contentious proposal of having a ‘Two-Tier’ Test system following “vehement opposition” from world’s richest cricketing body BCCI with the support of Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh.“The two-tier Test system proposal, which was supposed to come up for discussion during the two-day Chief Executives Committee (CEC) meeting in Dubai has been taken off the table keeping in mind the objections raised by four members. The ICC will now look afresh at the whole aspect,” a source in the ICC told PTI.

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