A look at the major headlines right now:

1. India is now reportedly part of the Missile Technology Control Regime: The 34-nation key anti-proliferation group has not objected to India's admission into the group.

2. Sensex and Nifty hit seven-month highs after RBI monetary policy review: The monsoon forecast also reportedly had a positive impact on the market.

3. Former Goa Chief Minister Ravi Naik demands ban on Nigerians in India: He accused them of indulging in illegal activities and asked the Centre to deport them immediately.

4. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan keeps key rates unchanged, indicates a wait-and-watch policy: In the fiscal's second monetary policy review, the Central bank announced that the repo rate will remain 6.5%, while the reverse repo rate is still 6%.

5. Udta Punjab: Anurag Kashyap compares censor board's crackdown with dictatorship in North Korea: The film's co-producer said anyone opposing the film was actually promoting drugs.

6. Four Indians make it to Forbes' 100 most powerful women list: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the rankings for the sixth consecutive year.

7. Supreme Court rejects plea for CBI investigation into Mathura violence: The court said the petitioner did not show evidence indicating inaction on the part of the Akhilesh Yadav government.

8. Hindu priest murdered in Bangladesh, ISIS claims responsibility: Ananta Gopal Ganguly's body was found with his throat slit.

9. Six Congress legislators join TMC in Tripura: The MLAs were led by Sudip Roy Barman, who quit his post of Congress Legislator Party leader after his party forged an alliance with the Left in Bengal.

10. Life expectancy in Delhi has reduced by six years because of air pollution, reveals study: According to Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology research, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will record most number of deaths from pollution-related causes.