A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Nabam Tuki takes charge as chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh: The Congress leader on Wednesday wrote to Governor JP Rajkhowa about the transition of power from New Delhi.
  2. Centre sends eye specialists from AIIMS to treat pellet injuries among those injured in Kashmir clashes: Officials said they will continue their crackdown against militants in the state, even as the protests against the Hizbul chief's killing enters its sixth day.
  3. Theresa May takes charge as prime minister of United Kingdom, second woman since Margaret Thatcher: The former home secretary became the frontrunner for the position after her only opponent Andrea Leadsom withdrew from the Conservative leadership race.
  4. AAP demands Sukhbir Singh Badal's apology for comparing party to Islamic State group: The Shiromani Akali Dal chief has said the Aam Aadmi Party was leaderless, with no organisational structure like the terror outfit.
  5. 600 Indians to be airlifted from South Sudan in Operation Sankat Mochan: Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is leading the rescue mission, along with Indian Air Force personnel.
  6. Cannot make out a case against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, says Maharashtra intelligence department: The televangelist said he will address the media over Skype on Thursday, July 14, after hotels in Mumbai allegedly cancelled bookings for his press conference.
  7. Beijing refutes tribunal's verdict on South China Sea, threatens to establish air defence zone: China issued a white paper to assert its claims and accused Philippines of distorting facts to occupy Chinese territories.
  8. Senior IPS officer Ashok Patnaik appointed National Intelligence Grid chief: The 1983-batch officer of Gujarat cadre the son-in-law of former prime minister Manmohan Singh.
  9. Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM barred from contesting civic polls in Maharashtra: The Maharashtra Election Commission cancelled its registration as a state political party for failing to submit details of its income and funding.
  10. Panel probing Jat quota stir receives no complaints, even as deadline for registration draws near: The state-appointed committee investigating the clashes in Haryana in February had invited people to file their complaints against the violence by July 17.