A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At least 36 killed, nearly 150 injured in suspected Islamic State bombing at Istanbul airport: Three suicide bombers, who failed to get past security, first opened fire at the entrance to a terminal and then detonated themselves.
  2. After NSG row, Chinese daily says India is a 'spoilt' and 'smug' nation backed by the West: An editorial in the Global Times argued that it was the rules, and not China, that prevented India from becoming a member of the group.
  3. Section 377: Supreme Court likely to hear petition by five gay personalities today: Filed by popular figures in the fields of culture, business and art, the plea says the colonial law violated their fundamental right to sexuality.
  4. Raghuram Rajan might have stayed if Centre had stepped in sooner, says his father: The prime minister fully backed the RBI governor in a television interview on Monday, after BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s attacks on Rajan began in May.
  5. German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns UK against ‘cherry picking’ during Brexit negotiations: UK Independence Party leaders were criticised for attending the the European Parliament meeting convened to discuss Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.
  6. ‘Needless or continuous’ honking may soon earn commuters hefty fines: The Centre plans to introduce new rules to check noise pollution, including fines ranging from Rs 500 to Rs 1 lakh.
  7. Nine more judges suspended in Telangana over demand for a separate high court: The president and secretary of the Telangana Judges Association were suspended on Monday.
  8. Special NIA court rejects Sadhvi Pragya's bail plea in 2008 Malegaon case: The investigating agency had filed a chargesheet in March giving a clean chit to her and five other accused in the case, citing lack of evidence.
  9. New GST Bill will hold social media platforms responsible for the content they publish: The Internet and Mobile Association of India said with the new law, 'doing business in India just got complicated for Internet Service providers’.
  10. Woman kills self in Tamil Nadu after a morphed picture of her circulates on Facebook: Police said they have requested the social networking site to share details of the person who posted the photo.