A look at the headlines right now:

  1. SoftBank President Nikesh Arora to step down: He was under fire from a group of investors, who had in April called on the board of directors to investigate his track record and qualifications.
  2. 54 children admitted to hospital after eating midday meal at Bihar government school: The students said they saw a lizard in the meal served to them, but this has not been confirmed by authorities.
  3. Jews to get minority status in Maharashtra after Cabinet approves proposal: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the move would allow members of the community get access to scholarships and set up educational institutions.
  4. Rajnath Singh convinces Maheish Girri to call off hunger strike in civic workers’ murder row: The daughter of MM Khan, the NDMC official who was shot, had also asked the BJP MP to end his protest.
  5. Microsoft says the Chrome browser is bad for your laptop's battery: The company compared it with its own browser, Edge, and used two tests to prove its efficiency.
  6. Individual Russian track and field athletes exempted from ban can compete at Rio, says IOC: The handful of athletes will participate in the Games under a neutral flag.
  7. Google turns doctor, announces improved symptom-checking tool: According to the tech giant, 1% of searches on its website are related to health problems.
  8. United States Senate fails to pass new gun control norms despite outrage over Orlando shooting: The country’s lawmakers were voting on denying weapons to those on the terror watchlist, and making background checks compulsory for people purchasing firearms.
  9. LeT commander arrested in Kashmir's Kupwara district, security forces call it a 'big catch’: Abu Ukasha has tipped off the authorities about another militant, Abu Bakar, who might be in the area.
  10. Eight school children killed in road accident in Karnataka: Twelve other children – all from Don Bosco High School – sustained injuries and have been hospitalised.