The death toll from a crowded ferry capsizing in Lake Victoria rose to more than 200 Saturday, with scores of victims identified by grieving relatives, as rescuers found one lucky survivor from the disaster.

Rescuers working to retrieve bodies from a ferry that sank in Lake Victoria in Tanzania found a survivor on Saturday, two days after the tragedy took place, although the death toll rose to 170.

Rafale Deal: France "did not choose Reliance in any way": Former France President, François Hollande, to AFP.

They first agreed but later had to find excuses to reject our proposal. In the month of September, they named an action taken in the month of July as the reason, which was inappropriate: Shah Mehmood Qureshi on meeting between foreign ministers of Pak & India called off by India.

Pakistan continues to do what it does, further steps will have to be taken. We can't disclose our further course of action, there has always been a surprise in army action. We can't disclose the details: General Bipin Rawat.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad: Coal scam, Adarsh scam and 2G scam were happening during their governance. A family which is the source of corruption. I can understand the pain of Rahul Gandhi and company, as the doors have been closed for brokers and middleman.

Kerala: Celebrations in Kochi following the arrest of rape accused Bishop #FrancoMulakkal. He has been sent to police custody till 24 September. His bail application has been dismissed.

West Bengal: BJP calls for a 12-hour statewide bandh on 26th September over the incident where a student was injured in a clash with police & later died in North Dinajpur's Islampur.

Manvendra Singh, son of BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, quits BJP ahead of Rajasthan elections.

Janjgir–Champa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for highway projects and Bilaspur-Anuppur railway line.

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Former France President Francois Hollande on Friday brought a new twist to the Rafale Deal controversy by claiming that the Modi government recommended Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence for the offset clause in the Rafale fighter jet deal. In an article published by French journal Mediapart, Hollande while replying to a question about the selection Reliance as a partner of Dassault, blamed the Indian government that it proposed Reliance’s name and Dassault had no choice but to take the company given to it.

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a 44-year-old nun 12 times between 2014 to 2016, was arrested on Friday by the Kottayam police following third consecutive day of interrogation.

Irked by the stern stand adopted by the European Union in the post-Brexit talks, Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday issued a statement, saying that her country must be accorded the respect by the EU no matter how the odds are stacked up against them in the negotiations.

On the first day of Super Four round of Asia Cup 2018, India defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets. Chasing 174 to win, India reached the target in 36.2 overs with seven wickets in hand. With this win, India now occupies top spot on the Asia Cup 2018 Super 4 points table. Ravindra Jadeja who replaced injured Hardik Pandya in the Indian squad scalped four wickets on his return to ODI side.

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The State Election Commission is scheduled to declare today the results of Punjab zilla parishad and panchayat samiti elections 2018. The rural body polls were held on Wednesday in 22 districts of the state.

A total of 22 zila parishads went to polls, where 354 seats were contested. On the other hand, 2,900 seats in 150 panchayat samitis were up for grabs. Ahead of the elections, the Congress was pitched to emerge as the winner as the party has swept all local body polls held after the 2017 assembly elections.