Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
Pictured: A still from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil featuring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor.karan Johar/twitter

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

1. PM Modi at Shaurya Samman Sabha: Indian Army does not speak; it shows courage and valour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday was met with thunderous applause as he praised the Indian Army for its achievements, saying that it does not speak, but perform acts of courage and valour. He also said that the Army's biggest strength and weapon was its determination and willpower, which it derives from the country's population. Read more...

2. Pakistan confirms Indian soldier who crossed LoC is in their custody

The Pakistan Army has finally confirmed that Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan, a 22-year-old Indian soldier who had "inadvertently crossed over" the Line of Control (LoC), is in their custody. Read more...

3. Venkaiah Naidu tells AIMPLB to debate triple talaq, UCC instead of dragging Modi into it

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday invited the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) into a debate regarding the triple talaq issue and condemned it for dragging Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name in the matter. Read more...

4. Theatre owners refuse to release Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in single screens across four states

Karan Johar and another of his films is in the eye of controversy again, with theatre owners refusing to release Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, directed by him, in four states — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and parts of Karnataka — owing to the presence of Pakistani actor Fawad Khan in the film. Read more...

5. Dawood Ibrahim threatens Shahid Afridi over Javed Miandad legal notice comments?

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has reportedly made a phone call to Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi and told him to stop running his mouth or face dire consequences. This comes in after Afridi, 36, recently slammed Javed Miandad and elongated a public spat. Read more...

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