A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At least three killed, more than ten injured in explosions at Eid congregation in Bangladesh: The blasts took place at a gathering of around three lakh in the Kishoreganj area, 100 km from Dhaka.
  2. Dipa Karmakar becomes first Indian to be officially given ‘World Class Gymnast’ title: The honour was accorded to the 22-year-old from the Federation de Internationale de Gymnastique.
  3. Narendra Modi arrives in Mozambique, will sign MoU on pulses import to meet India's demand: During his four-day tour of Africa, he will also visit South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya to hold extensive talks with their presidents and enhance ties.
  4. I am product of student agitation, all unrests can be resolved through dialogue, says Prakash Javadekar: The new HRD minister, who met ministry officials and his predecessor Smriti Irani on Wednesday, said the country's education sector needs innovation.
  5. Women offer namaz for first time at Lucknow’s three-century-old Aishbagh Eidgah: The imam said the move to allow them to pray there was made to reiterate that Islam is never against women.
  6. Kerala IT professional who was kidnapped in Libya has been released: Regi Joseph, who was abducted from outside his workplace on March 31, was freed with the help of the Indian ambassador.
  7. In Brexit fallout, France pips Britain to become the world's fifth biggest economy: After the pound fell below 1.17 euros, the UK's GDP stood at 2.172 trillion euros for 2015, as against France's 2.182 trillion euros.
  8. A new fiscal year cycle might be on the cards, Centre sets up panel to look into options: The four-member team, headed by former CEA Shankar Acharya, will submit its report to the government by December.
  9. 21 security personnel injured in Kashmir after protests break out amid Eid celebrations: The police had put several separatist leaders under house arrest, after which locals agitated by throwing stones and complained of unprovoked tear gas shelling.
  10. Centre withdraws appeal in SC filed by UPA that sought minority status for Aligarh Muslim University: The Narendra Modi government said the Allahabad High Court's verdict to quash an amendment to the effect cannot be undone by Parliament.