Here are the major headlines right now:
1. Bombay High Court reminds the Central Board of Film Certification that its primary job is to certify films and not to censor them, during Udta Punjab row: A Shyam Benegal-led committee has also proposed an ‘Adult with Caution’ rating for films with excessive mature content.
2. Indian woman abducted in Kabul, Centre trying to secure her release: The woman was identified as Judith D'Souza, a resident of Kolkata, who was working with an NGO in the Afghanistan city.
3. Industrial output drops for month of April, according to IIP data released: According to the numbers, factory output in the country shrank by 0.8%, after a 2% jump in March.
4. Five get life imprisonment for gangraping Danish tourist: The Juvenile Justice Board is handling the proceedings of the three minors who were among the nine accused of raping the 52-year-old woman in 2014.
5. Abhinav Bindra to be India's flagbearer at Rio Olympics opening ceremony: The 33-year-old was the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal after he emerged victorious in the 10 metre air rifle event in 2008.
6. Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy acquitted of terror charges, but will remain jailed for 14 pending cases: The 65-year-old and his aide were convicted for cheating and forgery and were sentenced for a period for which Ghandy has already served a prison term.
7. NGO funding from foreign sources declined by half after government crackdown: Civil society organisations in Delhi came together to critique the implementation of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.
8. Police arrest personal assistant of Apollo doctor in Kidney racket case: Key accused revealed that 20 illegal surgeries were conducted at Apollo Hospital in Delhi over the past 18 months.
9. Barack Obama backs Hillary Clinton for President of the United States: He announced his support officially after meeting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
10. Sex racket reportedly involving actresses and models busted in Goa: Five people, including the ringleader, was arrested from the outskirts of Panaji, and three women were rescued.