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Here are some of the top stories from International Business Times, India, that have broken throughout the day so far:

1. India finally signs deal for 36 Rafale combat aircraft with France

India inked a deal with France on September 23 to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets for €7.8 billion (Rs 59,000 crore). The deal was signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and French Defence minister Jean-Yves le Drian. Read more...

2. Karnataka refuses to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in defiance of Supreme Court order

The Karnataka Assembly on Friday took a decision that would limit the use of Cauvery water in the state, thereby setting up a confrontation with the Supreme Court in this regard. The apex court had on Tuesday, September 20, ordered Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs of water every day to Tamil Nadu from September 21 to 27. Read more...

3. MNS arm sets deadline for Pak artistes, says will block release of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Raees

A unit of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), set up especially for liaisons with the film fraternity, on Friday threatened Pakistani artistes working in India with physical violence, and gave them a two-day deadline to leave the country. It has also said that it will not allow release of films like Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (ADHM) and Raees as they have Pakistani actors. Read more...

4. MTV Splitsvilla 8 contestant Gaurav Arora comes out as Gauri; here's how he looks now

Gaurav Arora, one of the most good-looking MTV Splitsvilla contestants, has hit the headlines again. After talking openly about bisexuality on national television, he has now embraced a new life as Gauri Arora. Read more...

5. India vs New Zealand: Rain washes out final session of Day 2

New Zealand currently trail India by 166 runs after ending the second session of the second day on 152/1 in 47 overs. Just as the players walked out for Tea, the covers came on for a bit of drizzle, which then turned into reasonably heavy rain. This forced the end of the day's play without any play possible in the final session. Read more...

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