A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Police rescue 13 hostages, kill six gunmen and capture one in Dhaka siege: The number of casualties is unconfirmed, but includes six gunmen and at least two police officials.
  2. Driver Shyamvar Rai details how Indrani Mukerjea executed Sheena Bora murder in approver's statement: He also said his employer had implicated him in an arms case soon are the murder by giving him a crude gun that he could not throw away without getting caught.
  3. Police arrest man accused of killing Infosys employee S Swathi: The 22-year-old, Ramkumar, tried to commit suicide when the officials surrounded him.
  4. Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna progress to second round of men's doubles at Wimbledon: Both the Indian tennis players, playing with different partners, won in straight sets in their first round matches.
  5. Nirmala Sheoran qualifies for the Rio Olympics in women's 400 metres: The Haryana sprinter set a time of 51.48 seconds at the National Inter-State Senior Athletics championships in Hyderabad on Friday.
  6. India abstains from voting on UN resolution to appoint an LGBT rights expert: During a session of the UNHCR, 23 member countries were for the motion and 18 of them were against.
  7. Centre seeks report from Law Commission on implementation of Uniform Civil Code: The recommendatory body to the government will now consult stakeholders and political parties.
  8. Francois Hollande says Britain cannot delay or cancel its departure from the EU: Leaders Germany and Italy also agree with the French president while Britain is in no mood to rush things.
  9. Sikh musician says he was profiled in Orlando after ‘concerned citizen’ found his flute case suspicious: Neelamjit Dhillon posted on his Instagram account that a police official came up to him and checked his bag while he was eating at a local restaurant.
  10. Italy will add cricket to the Olympics if Rome wins 2024 hosting bid: The Italian cricket federation announced that they had agreed to a deal with the organising committee.