SSC TOP 10
1)Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals were declared dead by the British media on Friday after what they cast as a humiliation at the hands of European Union leaders during a summit in Austria.
After a dinner of Wiener schnitzel in Salzburg, the EU leaders said they would push for a Brexit deal next month but rejected May's proposal.
For the British media, the message was clear.
2)WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Thursday continued to warn India on sanctions
for buying high-end Russian arms after making China the first target of such punishment engineered by American hardliners intent on punishing Moscow for its transgressions.
In a coordinated move, the US state department and the treasury department imposed sanctions on the Chinese military equipment development department and its director, Li Shangfu, for purchasing from Russia the Su-35 combat aircraft and a S-400 surface-to-air missile system, the very armaments New Delhi too has its eyes on.
Describing it as a "significant transactions," administration officials held out the threat that India too could come under sanctions if it continued with big ticket Russian arms purchases, although the administration has acquired waiver powers to spare allies and friends such as India from sanctions, and officials have indicated the US will find a way to spare New Delhi the blushes.
3)GANDHINAGAR: The deaths of 11 lions and lionesses in just eight days was the grim but natural outcome of a bloody battle between two groups of lions for pride of place in Gir, top gujarat forest department officials claimed.
4)Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun belonging to the Missionaries of Jesus congregation in Kottayam, was finally arrested on Friday. The Bishop was arrested from the Thripunithura Crime Branch Police Station after he was questioned by the police for the third day.
After third day of questioning, Kottayam SP Harishankar told the media that there was enough material with the investigating team to show that Bishop Franco Mulakkal had committed the crime, which is why they decided to go ahead with his arrest.
5)New Delhi : 3 SPOs killed in Jammu and Kashmir valley ,India calls off talks with Pakistan
6)NEW DELHI: The ugly feud between CBI director Alok Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana burst out in the open on Friday when the chief of the premier investigating agency issued a statement dubbing the latter’s statements against him as “malicious” and “frivolous”.
Accusing Asthana of intimidating officers who were probing corruption cases against him, the agency, through the official spokesman, dismissed his allegation that Verma sought to thwart investigations into important cases, including one concerning the IRCTC scam in which RJD chief Lalu Prasad and family are accused.
7)NEW DELHI: Introducing another twist in the unravelling Rafale saga, now a major political wedge issue, former French President François Hollande said it was the Indian government which proposed that Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence should be the “service provider” to Dassault Aviation in the Rs 59,000-crore deal for 36 Rafale fighters.
8)Delhi Police's Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has busted a loan racket wherein the accused, with connivance of the bank officials of Punjab National Bank (PNB), had sanctioned a loan to the tune of Rs 7.5 crore to open a high-end luxurious F Bar & Lounge at Connaught Place, New Delhi. The loan was disbursed on fabricated documents as the collateral offered by the accused against the loan never existed.
9)An 11-year-old was allegedly raped by a 40-year-old sweeper inside Rohini’s ESI Hospital in the small hours of Friday.
The victim’s medical examination has confirmed rape.Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said accused Radhey Shyam, resident of Samaypur Badli, was arrested from the hospital itself.The police said the victim was admitted to the hospital on September 13 and had been recuperating in the general ward, with her mother as the attendant.
10)MANCHESTER: Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola returns to the touchline for the Premier League champions' visit to Cardiff City looking for his team to recover from a shock midweek home defeat to Lyon.The City manager, serving a one-match UEFA suspension for being sent to the stands in last season's quarter-final defeat to Liverpool, watched in horror from the stands as a dismal first-half display led to defeat against the French side.
After accumulating 100 points in the Premier League last season, winning the Champions League for the first time in City's history is the next goal for Guardiola.