A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Amarnath Yatra stopped, curfew in Srinagar as Hizbul chief Burhan Wani's killing triggers tension: Mobile internet services were blocked across Kashmir, and clashes were reported between protestor and security forces in parts of the state.
  2. 15 Kerala youths go missing from West Asia, families suspect that they have joined IS: Out of these, five are married couples and one of them has a two-year-old daughter.
  3. US lawmakers bring in a new Bill to block H1-B visas, Indian IT firms could feel the crunch: The proposed legislation needs to be passed by the Senate before it reaches President Barack Obama.
  4. Centre orders investigation into funding sources for Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation: The government has also asked cable TV operators not to broadcast the Islamic preacher's Peace TV.
  5. Dallas mayor says city is safe after ‘lone’ assailant Micah Johnson killed: The police found explosives in the home of Micah Johnson, an army veteran who had said he was angry at the recent police killings of African Americans.
  6. Narendra Modi invokes Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa, looks to boost defence ties: The Prime Minister also thanked the African nation for supporting India's bid to join the Nuclear Suppliers Group.
  7. More than 1 lakh people affected after floods hit seven districts in Assam: The Army has been carrying out rescue operations while nearly 1,000 villagers have been shifted to relief camps.
  8. Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dead at 88: The head of the Edhi Foundation had received a number of international honours including the Ramon Magsaysay Award and the Lenin Peace Prize.
  9. Rape remark: Salman Khan fails to appear before NCW again, sends response via his legal team: The commission said it is examining the document, and will decide on its next steps afterwards.
  10. US' Green Party wants Bernie Sanders to continue his presidential bid as their candidate: The fourth largest party in the country, with its left-wing politics, is considered a fringe player in a system dominated by Republicans and Democrats.