Manohar Parrikar
Manohar Parrikar said that the credit of surgical strikes belongs to all Indians In Picture: India's Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar addresses the media in New Delhi, India, 5 September 2015.Reuters

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

1. Parrikar says surgical strikes credit belongs to all Indians

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Wednesday that the credit of the successful operation by the Indian Army where they conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads along the Line of Control on the intervening night of September 29 can be shared by all Indians, including those who were cynical of such an operation by the armed forces. Read more...

2. Army ends Pampore operation

The Indian Army ended its counter-terror operation in Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) by killing two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists who were holed up in the EDI building. The operation took three days and the Army said it was prolonged as the building was a huge six-storey structure and there was a possibility of civilians being trapped inside. Read more...

3. PNB woos govt staff with cheap loans

Taking a cue from its bigger peer State Bank of India, public sector lender Punjab National Bank (PNB) has come out with special home and auto loan offers to attract Central government employees who are flush with cash after the bonanza handed out to them with the implementation of the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC). Read more...

4. Dipa Karmakar to return her BMW

Blame the Agartala government for not making the roads wide enough for luxury cars. Indian Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who stole a billion hearts with her stellar performance in Rio 2016, is on the verge of returning her BMW, the keys of which were handed to her by cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar after the Olympics. Read more...

5. Miss Earth 2016 contestants in swimsuit

The 16th edition of the environmental event of the year, Miss Earth 2016, has kicked off with the unveiling of the 84 contestants of the beauty pageant in the Philippines. This year, 84 contestants from across the world are participating in the Miss Earth beauty pageant. Read more...

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