News updates of Sept 26
11.16 pm: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif concludes his UNGA address during which he spoke on Kashmir issue, foreign secretray-level talks cancellation issue as well as the domestic issues of floods and terrorism in Pakistan.
10.55 pm: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif begins his UNGA speech in New York.
10.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives in USA on a five-day visit.
9.00 pm: Taliban forces decapitated 12 to 15 people, both men and women, during an offensive in Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan.
8.00 pm: Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned from his post today, after the Congress-led government in the state was reduced to a minority due to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) pulling out of it.
7.40 pm: AAP will launch its student wing -- Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS) on Saturday to "change the prevailing discriminatory education system in the country".
7.30 pm: Delhi High Court questions why Facebook Inc is not paying any service tax when Google is doing so and directed the Centre to file a "better affidavit" on the issue.
7.00 pm: The North Korean state media says that the country's Supreme Leader, Kim Jong-un, was suffering from "discomfort", the first official acknowledgement of his ill-health after a prolonged absence from the limelight for several weeks.
6.25 pm: AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu expresses ire over police officials for caning the TDP cadres on Tirumala Hills.
6.05 pm: Afghan election results reveal Ghani as clear winner.
5.40 pm: Flights delayed after fire at Chicago-area FAA facility: NBC
5:15 pm: Justice HL Dattu to be sworn in as Chief Justice of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan at 11 am on Sept 28.
5:00 pm: Sebi notifies norms for Real Estate Investment Trust and Infrastructure Investment Trust.
4:45 pm: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev announces support to PM Narendra Modi's call for clean India campaign.
4:30 pm: By forcing NPPA to withdraw May 2014 guidelines for drug pricing PM has extracted a heavy price from the poor for his PR in US: Congress.
4:15: BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as the director of Indian cricket team till 2015 ICC World Cup. Ravi Shastri to continue with Team India during home series against West Indies, foreign support staff moved to NCA Bangalore.
3:55 pm: Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal wins Asian Games bronze medal in 50m breaststroke event.
3:50 pm: S&P upgrades India's credit outlook. It has been upgraded for stability.
3:45 pm: Sensex rises 157.96 points to close at 26,626.32; Nifty up 57 points to end at 7,968.85.
3.40 pm: PM Narendra Modi to campaign in Maharashtra after Dussehra, ahead of assembly polls: TV report
3.30 pm: Supreme Court is absolutely unique; it's one of rare courts where petitioners appear in person: Outgoing CJI RM Lodha
3.10 pm: India enter semi-finals thrashing Malaysia 6-1 in a pool A match in Asian Games women's hockey.
2.56 pm: SC refuses to pass any direction on a plea seeking deferment of judgement in J Jayalalithaa's DA case in Karnataka --PTI
2.42 pm: G4 group of nations; India, Brazil, Germany,Japan voice concerns that discussions to reform UNSC still at a "stalemate".
2.35 pm: Conditional bail granted by a local court to Odisha's former advocate General Ashok Mohanty arrested by CBI in the chitfund scam- PTI
2.00 pm: BJP leader Eknath Khadse meets Maharashtra Guv C Vidyasagar Rao, demands dismissal of minority Cong govt, imposition of President's Rule- PTI.
1.32 pm: Saina Nehwal loses to China's world No 3 Wang Yihan 21-18, 9-21, 7-21 in Asian Games badminton women's singles QF.
1.17 pm: PM will soon be able to host some nation's head on the banks of Yamuna in Delhi as he did at Sabarmati: Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti.
1.02 pm: Nawaz Sharif dragged to SC by Opp'n party member for allegedly lying in parliament over asking army to mediate with anti-govt protesters-PTI
12.35 pm: Supreme Court stays arrest of two scientists, VK Saraswat and G Malakondaiah, in a contempt case
12.15 pm: Pakistan successfully test fires short range surface-to-surface missile Hatf IX (NASR).
11.50 am: South Korean officials steer clear of Kim Jong-Un health rumours after the North Korean leader's mysterious absence (read more)
11.40 am: Congress ropes in SP as its new ally for Maharashtra Assembly polls, offers it 8 seats.
11.25 am: Britain to vote today on joining US-led airstrikes against Islamic State
11.20 am: 3-year-old molested in Delhi playschool, parents accuse staffer; Hari Nagar police begin probe amid protests.
11.00 am: Archers Deepika Kumari, Jayanta Talukdar knocked out in Asian Games recurve individual events.
10.33 am: Parupalli Kashyap crashes out of Asian Games men's singles badminton after losing to world No 1 Lee Chong Wei in pre-QF.
10.20 am: Earthquake of 5.4 magnitude rocks Andaman and Nicobar Islands, epicentre was located in the Bay of Bengal.
9.43 am: Pakistan rules out resumption of any dialogue with India unless the initiative in this regard is taken by New Delhi
9.30 am: Asian Games Shooting: India's Lajja Gauswami eliminated in finals of Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions.
8.40 am: War of words between India and Pakistan in New York ahead of Nawaz Sharif's UNGA address. Pakistan Envoy Sartaj Aziz blames India for 'overreacting' and cancelling diplomatic talks.
8.10 am: Garba being performed on the occasion of Navratri in New York
New York : Garba being performed on the occasion of Navratri pic.twitter.com/FfF7TwRI13— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2014
7.50 am: US court summons Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2002 Godhara riot case (read more)
7.45 am: India win a Silver medal in the Men's 25m Centre Fire Pistol team event at the Asian Games (read more)