A look at the headlines right now:

  1. House of Commons website crashes because of petition for second EU referendum: The ‘Remain’ supporters have rejected the vote for Britain’s leaving the European Union and have more than 2,00,000 signatures for a second referendum.
  2. Assam, North East to be made petroleum hub for Southeast Asia, says Centre: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday said the government planned to invest Rs 1,30,000 crore in the sector by 2030.
  3. Barack Obama says US respects UK's Brexit decision: The President said both countries will continue to harbour special ties.
  4. India’s NSG membership remains in global interest, says MEA after Seoul meet yields little success: The plenary session by the international body's member countries ended without taking in any new members.
  5. Two killed in Southern California wildfires, blazes continue to spread: Several such fires have broken out in the state in recent weeks and have been hard to contain, reports have said.
  6. WADA suspends its drug-testing laboratory in Rio ahead of Olympics: The laboratory's accreditation was suspended because it did not conform with international standards.
  7. Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton: The Vermont Senator said he will do everything he can to defeat Donald Trump, claiming the cornerstone of the Republican's campaign is bigotry.
  8. Arvind Kejriwal calls for a referendum on Delhi's statehood: The chief minister brought up the AAP's long-standing agenda after UK voted itself out of the European Union.
  9. WhatsApp users are now making 100 million calls a day: In a blogpost, the Facebook-owned company said this amounts to 1,100 calls per second.
  10. Two-week mini IPL to be held overseas every September, says BCCI: The tournament will feature all eight franchises of the Indian Premier League.