The Hindu Top 10 stories of the day : ( 19 sep 2017)

The Hindu Top 10 Stories For The Day

☛  ‘Illegal’ Rohingya refugees pose security threat, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the Rohingya Muslims are “illegal” immigrants in the country and their continuous stay posed “serious national security ramifications.”

☛  Tamil Nadu Speaker disqualifies 18 dissident AIADMK MLAs

Eighteen dissident AIADMK MLAs belonging to the T.T.V. Dhinakaran faction, who had withdrawn support to Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, were on Monday disqualified from their posts by Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal.

☛  Narodia riots case: Amit Shah appears before court

Former State Minister Mayaben Kodnani was in the Gujarat Assembly at the time of Naroda Gaam riots, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday told a special designated court , which is conducting trial in one of the 2002 Gujarat riots cases.

☛  Y.C Modi named NIA chief

Senior IPS officer Y.C Modi, who was part of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team that probed the 2002 Gujarat riot cases, was on Monday named chief of the National Investigation Agency.

☛  Nifty ends at new peak

The NSE Nifty on Monday closed at record high of 10,153.10 and the Sensex surged by 151 points to end at a six-week high on gains in banking, capital goods and auto stocks.

☛  U.S. flies powerful warplanes amid tensions with North Korea

The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes on Monday.

☛  Rajinikanth to be Vishal Bhardwaj’s first choice if he makes ‘King Lear’

Bhardwaj has successfully adapted Shakespeare’s MacbethOthello and Hamletinto Maqboo Omkara and Haider respectively.

☛  Marshal Arjan Singh cremated with military honours

The nation on Monday bid farewell to Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh with full military honours and as per tradition.

☛  Actor Dileep’s bail plea rejected for fourth time

The Angamaly Magistrate Court and the Kerala High Court had rejected his bail plea twice.

☛  Cricket quiz: The best of India-Australia ODIs

Sachin, Sharjah and more – test your knowledge of classic encounters between the two sides.