A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At least 84 killed as attacker drives heavy truck into crowd on Bastille Day in Nice: The assailant was shot dead by local police, who found weapons and grenades inside the 25-tonne vehicle.
  2. Sheila Dikshit announced as Congress' chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh: Earlier this week the party made Raj Babbar its state president ahead of the 2017 elections.
  3. After Kashmir clashes, deputy CM says government will not tolerate anti-national activities: The state administration has appealed to separatist groups to help them bring peace in the Valley.
  4. Reinstated Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki seeks 'reasonable time' for floor test: The Congress leader said Acting Governor Tathagata Roy's decision to call for a floor test within 48 hours of his arrival in Itanagar was hasty and unwarranted.
  5. US calls for talks among India, Pakistan and Kashmir to resolve dispute: The request came after India's response to the neighbouring country raising the matter of the ongoing clashes in the Valley at a United Nations platform.
  6. UPA government pushed for interest rate cuts, stalled appointments, says ex-RBI governor D Subbarao: In his book 'Who Moved My Interest Rate?', he said both Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram interfered in the bank's policy making during his 2008-2013 term.
  7. Wing Commander Pooja Thakur sues Indian Air Force for denying her permanent commission: The Rajasthan officer has moved the Armed Forces Tribunal, calling the IAF's decision 'biased, discriminatory, arbitrary and unreasonable'.
  8. Wholesale inflation rises by 1.62% in June, prompted by vegetable price rise: This, along with rising retail inflation, has made a rate cut by RBI unlikely at its next policy meet on August 9.
  9. Banks move Supreme Court against Vijay Mallya for not disclosing his assets: The Debt Recovery Tribunal has said it cannot recover Diageo's $75 million from the liquor baron.
  10. Salman Khan refuses to apologise for his rape remark: The actor's counsel argued that the Maharashtra women's panel does not have the jurisdiction to take up the issue.