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Cauvery row: Bengaluru on edge, 16 areas under curfew

As the Cauvery water sharing row raged, violence flared up in the city with rampaging mobs setting fire to at least 30 buses and trucks with Tamil Nadu registration number plate and bringing the country's IT capital on the edge.

According to media reports, Curfew was imposed on Monday night on 16 police limits of Bengaluru following the continued violence. To return normalcy to the place, curfew will remain in force for three days.

Shortly after the modified Supreme Court order on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and amid reports of alleged attacks on Kannadigas in the neighbouring state, violence broke out sending a wave of panic across the city, which was brought under prohibitory orders till normalcy is restored.

Rio Paralympics 2016: Deepa Malik creates history! Wins a silver in shot put!

Deepa Malik became the first Indian womanon to win a silver medal in the women's shot put final event at Rio Paralympics 2016, on 12 September.

The 45-year-old athlete from Haryana's Sonipat district won the medal in the shot-put F-53 final by throwing her personal best of 4.61m at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao) in Rio de Janerio, Brazil.

By this feat, she became the country's first ever woman to win a medal at the Paralympics.

Fatema Nedham of Bahrain won the gold medal with the best throw of 4.76m while Dimitra Korokida of Greece bagged the bronze medal with a throw of 4.28m.

Islamic State spokesman al-Adnani killed in US air strike, confirms Pentagon

The Pentagon has confirmed that a US air strike killed Islamic State leader and spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani in northern Syria last month.

"The strike near Al Bab, Syria, removes from the battlefield ISIL's chief propagandist, recruiter and architect of external terrorist operations," Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said on Monday, using an acronym for the Islamic State group.

"It is one in a series of successful strikes against ISIL leaders, including those responsible for finances and military planning, that make it harder for the group to operate."

The 30 August air strike was conducted by a Predator drone, which fired a Hellfire missile at the car Adnani was traveling in.

Patanjali CEO Acharya Balakrishna makes it to list of richest Indian men

Acharya Balakrishna, CEO of Patanjali product has joined the club of India's richest men with his wealth amounting to a whopping Rs 25,600 crore.

According to media reports, the Patanjali CEO's name has been added to FMCG sector of Hurun India Rich List 2016.

Patanjali group has equalled itself among the commercial giants in the Indian market.

The list has been topped by Dabur's Anand Burman in the FMCG sector with a net worth of Rs 41,800 crore.

As much as 94 per cent of Patanjali is owned by Acharya Balakrishna and the 44 year-old finished at the 26th place out of 339 individuals in India.

Pakistan Senate committee concerned over recovery of 1200 unclaimed bodies in Balochistan

The Committee on Human Rights in the Pakistan Senate has expressed serious concern over the recovery of 1200 unclaimed bodies from Balochistan.

In a recent statement, the committee, which was chaired by Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Nasreen Jalil, said that this revelation was a stinging indictment of the state and showed that the people did not trust the state and its institutions.

Members of the committee called for a comprehensive briefing from the director-general of Pakistan Rangers on Balochistan and on the dumping of unclaimed bodies in its next meeting.

Police sources have reportedly told the committee that as many as 545 people had been killed in 2014-15 and 2015-16.