A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Rajya Sabha polls: All SP candidates win in Uttar Pradesh, BJP takes all four seats in Rajasthan: Legislators in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Haryana voted today.
  2. ED attaches properties worth Rs 1,411 crore belonging to Vijay Mallya: The Enforcement Directorate said the action related to a case involving IDBI bank and the transfer of funds to Kingfisher Airlines.
  3. India defeat Zimbabwe by nine wickets in first ODI: Zimbabwe were bowled out for 168 in 49.5 overs. India chased it down with more than seven overs left.
  4. Punjab government won’t ban Udta Punjab, but AAP is trying to use it to defame the state: Akali Dal: SAD leaders said the Aam Aadmi Party had links with the filmmakers as Sameer Nair, the CEO of co-producers Balaji Telefilms, was once a member of the party.
  5. Shivraj Patil rejects allegations that Home Ministry delayed help for Maharashtra on 26/11: The former Home Minister says he, along with NSG commandos, flew to Mumbai within three hours of the terror strike.
  6. Principal of VR college, the main accused in the case, arrested in Bihar cheating row: Bachcha Rai, who had been absconding for four days, surrendered before the police.
  7. Twin blasts kill 8 people near Damascus, Syria: More than 13 are critically injured in the explosions near the Shiite shrine.
  8. Yahoo to shut down 18-year-old messenger app from August: The redesigned version, with features such as instant photo sharing, will compete with apps like WhatsApp and Gtalk.
  9. Rohan Bopanna will partner Leander Paes and Sania Mirza at the Rio Olympics, says AITA: Prarthana Thombare will team up with Mirza in the women's doubles category.
  10. Aviation Ministry announces series of passenger-friendly measures, including new refund rules: Excess baggage will not be charged more than Rs 100 per kg, upto five kg beyond the limit, while refunds will be applicable on all fares now.