Top 5 news at 9 pm on Sep 14: $8.83 billion Rafale deal likely to be inked soon, Won't resign, will follow Mulayam's directions, says Shivpal Yadav

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 14 September 2016, 09:13 PM

The much anticipated contract for 36 Rafale fighter jets is likely to be sealed soon as both the countries have finalised the details for the deal which will cost about Euro 7.87 billion.

1. $8.83 billion Rafale deal for 36 fighter jets likely to be inked soon

 Government sources said the cost, offsets and service details have been finalised and the work is being done on the Inter-Governmental Agreement for the deal. A “working team” from France is already in town with their own translators and are going through the contract, running into several thousand pages, with their Indian counterparts.

2. Won't resign, will follow Mulayam's directions, says Shivpal Yadav

After open strife in the ruling Yadav clan pushed Uttar Pradesh into political crisis, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav’s uncle Shivpal Yadav, who was stripped of key portfolios, said on Wednesday that he will not resign.

3. Siwan public, journalists know that I am not a criminal, says wanted Sharp Shooter Kaif

In an interview to ANI, alleged shooter Mohammad Kaif has said that the accusation (murder of Rajdev Ranjan) is false. Accused Sharpshooter claimed that he is just a normal supporter and wants to join politics.

4. Delhi Police arrests JNU PhD scholar for allegedly raping woman on pretext of marriage

A PhD scholar from Jawahar Lal Nehru (JNU) University was arrested by the Delhi Police on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 26-year-old woman on the pretext of marriage.

5. Gaia space probe maps more than a billion stars in Milky Way, matches the count of India’s population

So how many stars do you think are there in the milky way? A few lakhs, a few millions? You may run out of count but the European space agency has the answer for you.




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