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Iran denies US call for UN inspectors' access to nuclear site

Iran on Tuesday rejected a US call to grant UN inspectors access to a nuclear site, saying Washington was not qualified to demand inspections without condemning a sabotage attack on the facility, Iranian state media reported. "Countries that did not condemn terrorist acts against Iran`s nuclear site are not qualified to comment on inspections there," Mohammad Eslami said.

Sports

Pitch invader Jarvo charged for breaching ground security and colliding with Jonny Bairstow

Daniel Jarvis, famously known as ‘Jarvo’ who invaded the ground several times during the England-India Test series has been charged with aggravated trespass. He had allegedly invaded the pitch at the Oval cricket ground and then collided with the England batter Jonny Bairstow. Jarvis is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, October 12.

Politics

Iran denies US call for UN inspectors' access to nuclear site

Iran on Tuesday rejected a US call to grant UN inspectors access to a nuclear site, saying Washington was not qualified to demand inspections without condemning a sabotage attack on the facility, Iranian state media reported. "Countries that did not condemn terrorist acts against Iran`s nuclear site are not qualified to comment on inspections there," Mohammad Eslami said.

Technology

NASA launches powerful Landsat 9 Satellite to monitor Earth's landscapes

The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched Landsat 9, a powerful satellite built to monitor the Earth's land surface. It was launched at 2:12 pm EDT on Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Landsat 9, a joint NASA and US Geological Survey (USGS) mission, lifted off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 3E.

Entertainment

Pawan Kalyan's fans try to attack actor Posani Krishna Murali

Fans of actor-politician Pawan Kalyan on Tuesday tried to attack actor and producer Posani Krishna Murali for his remarks against the former. Pawan's fans reached the Hyderabad Press Club where Posani was addressing a news conference. They raised slogans against him. This led to tension. The protestors, including workers of Pawan's Jana Sena party, tried to barge into the hall where Posani was but police foiled their bid.

Reliance to invest in Google-backed Unicorn
Business

Reliance Industries in talks to invest $300 million in Google-backed unicorn Glance InMobi

Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Limited is reportedly in talks with Google-backed unicorn Glance InMobi to invest $300 million. Glance InModi is an Indian mobile content provider that creates curated news and entertainment content for phone lock screens. The platform also runs a short video app. The deal could prove beneficial for Reliance as it is developing affordable mobile phones with Google.

Miscellaneous

Height of average Indian is declining, says study

Indians are not growing in height. This alarming fact has been quoted by a study titled ‘Trends of adult height in India from 1998 to 2015: Evidence from the National Family and Health Survey’. The average height of adult men and women in India in from 2005-06 to 2015-16 has seen a significant decline after an increase from 1998-99. Women from the poorest sections and tribal women showed steepest decline.