Nawaz Sharif
Indian Army surgical strike: Pakistan rejects claim and condemns 'attack', says 2 soldiers killed. In picture: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan removes his eyeglasses after addressing the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 21, 2016.Reuters

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

1. 'Army carried out surgical strikes against terror launch pads along the LoC', says DGMO; Pak condemns attack

A red-faced Pakistan on Thursday denied that India had conducted what it called "surgical strikes" along the Line of Control (LoC) between the two countries, and said there had instead been cross-border firing, in which two of its own soldiers had been killed and several injured. Read more...

2.  BK Bansal names Amit Shah in suicide note, alleges torture by CBI officer

BK Bansal, a bureaucrat who committed suicide along with his family, has accused senior officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of torturing and abusing his wife and daughter and harassing him as well in a note. Read more...

3. Amnesty scheme for defaulters nets Rs 35,000 crore

The Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) 2016 seems to be gaining traction as it inches closer to its September 30 deadline. The amnesty scheme for tax defaulters has resulted in the collection of about Rs 35,000 crore, even as the government steps up efforts to make people with undisclosed income own up and pay up to escape action. Read more...

4.  ISL 2016 schedule: Complete fixtures, TV listings, date, time, venues

The third edition of Indian Super League has finally arrived. The first match of the coveted Indian football competition starts October 1 and the atmosphere has already created a buzz. Read more...

5. Third song Channa Mereya from Ranbir Kapoor's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil released online

Filmmaker Karan Johar is set to release the third song Channa Mereya from Ranbir Kapoor's upcoming Bollywood movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on the official YouTube channel of Sony Music India. Read more... 

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