India Evening news brief: 13 August, 2017

17:50  13 august  2017
17:50  13 august  2017 Source:   MSN

IS 'commander' ordered Australia bomb plot

  IS 'commander' ordered Australia bomb plot A commander in Islamic State ordered a group of Australian men to build a bomb destined for an Etihad Airways flight departing from Sydney, police have said. The improvised explosive device was intended to be smuggled on to a flight on 15 July but the plan was aborted before it reached airport security.Australian Federal Police Deputy Commissioner Michael Phelan said the instructions to the group were "coming from a senior member of the Islamic State".Mr Phelan described this person as a "commander" based overseas.

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1. Gorakhpur tragedy: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath breaks down, says guilty will not be spared

After visiting the Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital today along with Union Health Minister JP Nadda, a teary-eyed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while addressing a press conference promised exemplary action against the guilty. Full report by India Today

2. Indian passenger alleges misbehaviour by Chinese airline staff, India takes up issue with China

India has taken up with China a complaint filed by an Indian passenger alleging misbehaviour with Indians at the Shanghai Pudong international airport by the staff of a Chinese airline, sources said today. Full report by The Indian Express

Body found during search for missing 24 year-old Shane Rock

  Body found during search for missing 24 year-old Shane Rock The body, which was discovered on Thursday night, has yet to be identifiedThe body has not yet been formally identified.

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3. Big setback to Hizbul Mujahideen, operations commander Yasin Itoo killed

In a major setback for Hizbul Mujahideen, its operations commander Yaseen Itoo was killed in an encounter with security forces in J&K's Shopian, PTI reported. Two other terrorists were also killed in the encounter that began last night. On security agencies' part, two armymen were martyred in the encounter. Full report by the Financial Express

4. US ready to help India modernise its military: Admiral Harris

A top American commander has offered the US help to India to modernise its military, saying that together they can improve India's military capabilities in significant and meaningful ways. Full report by PTI

5. Bad Fridays continue for Bollywood

Massive Perseid meteor shower thrills stargazers

  Massive Perseid meteor shower thrills stargazers Stargazers were given a treat on Saturday night and in the early hours of Sunday as the Perseid meteor shower dazzled the sky. Meteors are small fragments of interplanetary debris and dust that enter the Earth's atmosphere at such a high speed that they usually burn up, producing the shooting stream of light.The Perseid meteor shower, one of the best-known of the meteor showers, is active from mid July until 24 August but its peak was expected to be this weekend, particularly Saturday night and in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday.

Today's Headlines from the Washington Post "North Korea making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say"

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It's been a rough ride for the big guns at the box office. Tubelight didn't exactly give box office the 440 watt charge that it required, collecting roughly around Rs 120 crore, so much so Muscle Man Khan has promised to reimburse the distributors with 32 crores, though half of the amount lost. Full report by NDTV

6. Jio Phone pre booking to begin from August 24

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani had surprised everyone when he announced the launch of Jio phone, offering life-long free voice calls bundled with 4G data streaming at an effective price of zero. Full report by the Financial Express

7. Pandya blitz, bowlers lay Sri Lanka low

A second day that began with India having their noses in front but numerous possibilities up in the air ended with only one result possible in the third and final Test of a dreadfully one-sided series. Full report by Wisden India

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Missing reporter: Torso 'deliberately' mutilated .
Danish police have said the headless torso of a woman found floating in waters south of Copenhagen had been deliberately mutilated. Officers are searching for Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who has not been seen since she was spotted on a 60ft homemade submarine on 10 August.A torso missing its head and limbs was discovered in Koge Bay on Monday and DNA is being compared to genetic material from relatives of Ms Wall, 30.Police investigator Jens Moeller Jensen said the arms and legs had "deliberately been cut off".He said: "We do not know yet whether it is her or not.

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