A look at the headlines right now:

  1. India stuck in mentality from 1962 war period, has ‘misunderstood Beijing’: Chinese daily: A report in the Global Times’ criticised the way China was blamed for India’s failed bid for NSG membership and emphasised the need to improve bilateral ties.
  2. Toll from Baghdad bombing rises to more than 200, nearly 150 wounded: Dozens of women and children were among the victims in this Islamic State attack in the busy Shiite locality of Karrada, one of the deadliest in recent years.
  3. Narendra Modi to reshuffle Cabinet tomorrow: Vacant portfolios in the prime minister’s council of ministers need to be filled before the Monsoon Session begins on July 18.
  4. High alert along India-Bangladesh border after Dhaka attack: BSF and other security forces have been directed to look out for suspicious activity, and Mamata Banerjee will discuss security concerns with Narendra Modi.
  5. Complaints filed against Asaduddin Owaisi for offering to provide legal aid to terror suspects: The BJP and JD(U) have also demanded the AIMIM chief’s immediate arrest for ‘betraying the country’ by ‘standing with extremists’.
  6. Arvind Kejriwal promises to end Punjab’s drug crisis in a month if voted to power: While launching the party's 'Youth Manifesto' in the state, the AAP chief faced resistance from protestors who called him the 'enemy of Sikhs'.
  7. Haryana gets a 24-hour helpline for reporting cow-related offences: Citizens can dial in if they are concerned about an incident of bovine smuggling or slaughter, and special teams will be sent to the spot, police said.
  8. Human remains recovered from debris of EgyptAir flight MS804:The deep sea vessel commissioned to the site will return to look for any other remnants that will prove useful to the investigators.
  9. Centre considering unions’ demand to hike minimum wage further, after 7th Pay Commission announcement: According to the workers’ representatives, entry-level salaries should be at least Rs 26,000, not Rs 18,000 as promised by the government.
  10. Leander Paes and Marcin Matkowski knocked out in second round of Wimbledon: The duo went down 6-3 6-2 to the pair of Henri Kontinen and John Peers.