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Kashmir: Terrorists attack security forces in Pampore, encounter underway

Terrorists on 10 October attacked police party at Entrepreneur Development Institute (EDI) building in Pampore district, Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter between the security officials and terrorists is currently underway.

According to media reports, Search operation is underway and the area has been cordoned off.

Reports say two-three terrorists are holed up inside the EDI building, situated on the outskirts of Srinagar. The militants reportedly entered the government building at 6.30 am and set some portion of the 7-storey building on fire.

One soldier and one police official got injured in the attack. Some intermittent firing is still on.

"One soldier has been injured in the exchange of fire with militants holed up inside the building at Pampore," a defence spokesman said here.

Donald Trump Vs Hillary Clinton: Lewd tape, email row & other highlights from the debate

Presidential nominees for the upcoming polls in the United States, Democrat Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump locked horns at their second presidential debate on 9 October. Issues like Trump's lewd tape, rape allegations against Bill Clinton, Tax row were discussed during the 90-minute debate at Washington University in St Louis:

In what was one of the most-keenly anticipated points of the debate, moderator Anderson Cooper from CNN jumped on to topic of the lewd tape scandal minutes after the debate was thrown open.

The row relates to a 2005 video where Trump can be heard telling TV personality Billy Bush about how being a celebrity makes it easy for him to grope and kiss women. He can also be heard objectifying TV personality Arianne Zucker, who was present at the spot.

The debate ended on a rather surprising note, with both opponents complimenting each other - as requested by a member of the audience. While Trump called Clinton "a fighter", she said that she admired his children.

Samsung Suspends Galaxy Note 7 Production amid replacement devices catching fire

In a major setback for Samsung Electronics that is grappling with phone recall crisis, the tech giant has been forced to suspend the production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of replacement devices catching fire, South Korean media said.

According to reports, two US carriers have stopped exchanging or selling new Note 7 phones.

The problems with replacements for the Note 7 model that the company claimed used safer batteries would be dangerous for the consumers.

Media reports said that AT&T Inc, the No 2 US wireless carrier, will stop exchanging new Note 7 smartphones due to reports of fires from replacement devices.

Samsung announced on September 2 a global recall of 2.5 million Note 7s in 10 markets including the United States due to faulty batteries causing some of the phones to catch fire.

AAP's Uttam Nagar MLA Naresh Balyan booked under assault charges

The Delhi Police has lodged a First Investigation Report (FIR) against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Naresh Balyan for allegedly assaulting the Resident Welfare Association (RWA) president of Mohan Garden area in the national capital.

The FIR was lodged on Sunday night following a complaint by former AAP volunteer and president of Mohan Garden RWA, Henry George, who has accused Balyan and his associates of trespassing his office, attacking him and issuing a threat to his life.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, West Vijay Kumar said the case has been registered against the Uttam Nagar MLA under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

China says ready for consensus on NSG but opposed to UN ban on Masood Azhar

Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit to India, China on 10 October said it is "ready" for talks with India on its entry into the NSG but defended extending a hold on India's bid for a UN ban on JeM chief Masood Azhar, saying Beijing is opposed to anyone making "political gains in the name of counter-terrorism".

Briefing the media on Xi's visit to India this week to take part in the BRICS Summit in Goa, China's Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong again insisted on the need to build consensus over the admission of new members in the 48-member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Asked if any progress on the issue of India's admission into NSG can be expected in the meeting between Xi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit, Li said NSG rules stipulate consensus among the members to admit new ones.

Microsoft finally updates its Paint app for Windows 10

An early version of Microsoft's Paint app for Windows 10 has appeared online and ready for anyone to download. This is a complete overhaul of the Paint app and it shows. It's a Universal Windows app with pen and touch friendly features.

Airtel to offer you an iPhone 7 for just Rs 19,999

"Now Enjoy an iPhone 7 at just Rs 19,990 with Airtel Postpaid," reads an Airtel Apple page headline. Right now, the offer is only available in Noida and Karnataka. But wait, there's a catch! These phones are similar to the way phones are sold in the USA. Contract based phones and included in them is a monthly fee. After 12 months are over, customers can then return the phone and upgrade to the latest versions.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology wants to detect dark matter

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed an experiment that could detect hypothetical particles of dark matter known as axions. Axions haven't been detected yet because they are so tiny and light. Axions, along with other dark matter particles, potentially make up about 80% of the universe's mass. They have borrowed from technology used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines.