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9th September News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day

Important stories of the day

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: September 09, 2016 19:47 IST ]

National News

As bandh wrecks Karnataka, CM Siddaramaiah seeks PM Modi’s intervention

With “extreme unrest” taking over the state of Karnataka due to release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene into the matter and end the ongoing impasse. Read more

Pak cannot escape responsibility of terror attacks by saying it is non-state: S. Jaishankar

Hardening its stance against Pakistan, India today said the concept of state actors and non-state actors on the issue of terrorism is a “false dichotomy” and a state cannot escape responsibility by hiding behind it. Read more

Rahul becomes first member of Nehru-Gandhi family to visit Ayodhya after 1992 Babri demolition

On fifth day of his ongoing ‘Kisan Yatra’ in Uttar Pradesh, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today visited Ayodhya and offered prayers at the famous Hanuman Garhi temple. Read more

All parties will be taken into confidence on Kashmir issue: Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asserted that the government will take into confidence all parties while adapting measures to bring peace and normalcy in Kashmir. Speaking for the residents of the valley, he said that it is “very difficult” for people to bear unrest for long. Read more

On its final trial tomorrow, super-fast Talgo to run from Delhi to Mumbai in 12 hours

In what could be a bliss for the passengers, the Delhi-Mumbai Talgo train will embark on its final trail run tomorrow, aiming to cover the distance in less than 12 hours at a speed of 150 km per hour. Read more

International News

North Korea confirms its 'biggest ever' nuclear test

North Korea said Friday it successfully carried out its fifth nuclear test. The announcement on state media came hours after a seismic event was detected near its nuclear test site. It is Pyongyang's fifth atomic test and the second in eight months. Read more

26/11 probe: Another accused gets free run as Pakistan says ‘no proof’ against him

Despite conclusive evidences being already handed out by India for due probe by Pakistan in the 26/11 Mumbai attack case, the neighbouring country’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has dropped charges against an accused citing  lack of evidence. Read more

Pak was nearly placed on list of state sponsors of terror, reveals ex-CIA official

In a latest revelation from an ex-CIA official, it has been surfaced that Pakistan was “nearly placed” on a formal US list of state sponsors of terrorism during 1993 to 1994. Read more

Business News

Want to return to India but my passport is revoked: Mallya to Delhi court

Beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Friday informed a Delhi court that he wants to come to India but is unable to travel back as his passport has been suspended by Indian authorities. Read more

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi second most powerful woman in Fortune list

PepsiCo CEO and Chairman Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in Fortune’s list of 51 most powerful women of the world. Read more

Samsung offers discount of over 60 pc on Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones

Samsung Electronics has now come up with a new offer in order to compete with its rivals in the upcoming festive season in India. The tech giant is offering an impressive “exchange offer” on its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones which will allow customer enjoy a rebate of up to 62 per cent on the expensive devices. Read more

Entertainment News

Birthday Special: Know why Rajiv Bhatia chose the name Akshay Kumar

New Delhi: If there is one actor right now in Bollywood whose name wreaks success these days, it is superstar Akshay Kumar. No matter what genre he picks up, his movie do tremendous business at the box office. The superstar is celebrating his celebrating his 49th birthday today. Read more

Kapil’s tweet makes Narendra Modi’s fans angry, gets bombarded with hate comments on Twitter

It seems that with his complaint to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, comedian and actor Kapil Sharma has started problems for himself. Kapil, today tweeted to the PM about the alleged corruption in Mumbai’s civic body. In return, Kapil became the receiver of hate comments from ardent online  supporters of the Prime Minister. Read more

How to deal with break up, Katrina style: Diva reveals what do when heartbroken

Break ups are tough whether you are a celebrity or a common person. Making one person your universe only to see them go away is hard. While one may get many suggestions on how to cope up with a break up, actress Katrina Kaif too has something to say on this matter. Read more

Sports News

Serena Williams crashes out of US Open, loses top spot

Top-seeded Serena Williams fell to 10th seeded Czech tennis player Karolina Pliskova in the US Open semifinals on Friday. Read more

Aditya Verma writes to PM on sports bill

Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi warning that the enactment of the sports bill could result in the government taking control of the BCCI.Verma's latest warning comes at a time when the BCCI faces a twin deadline to implement sweeping reforms in the powerful Board, as recommended by the Supreme Court appointed Lodha Panel.

Bowlers lead India A fightback on day two

Bowlers led India A's fightback as the visitors eked out a two-run lead against Australia A on day two of the first unofficial four-day Test at the Allan Border Field here today.Speedster Varun Aaron (3/41) came up with timely blows before off-spinner Jayant Yadav struck thrice to end Australia's first innings at 228. India had squandered a solid start on day one to be 230 all out.

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