A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At least 42 killed in Turkey as a section of military tries to take control in an attempted coup: The country's prime minister, however, said the elected government remains in charge.
  2. Rio Olympics: Brazil set to intensify security arrangements after terror attack in Nice: Officials met on Friday to assess the security preparations, and conducted drills, including several police and military exercises.
  3. Petrol prices cut by Rs 2.25/litre, diesel by 42 paise/litre: This is the second time this month that the fuel prices have been slashed. 
  4. Toll rises to 42 as protests continue in Kashmir: Curfew and communication blockade remain imposed across the valley. 
  5. Sedition case against Asaduddin Owaisi for offering legal aid to alleged Islamic State group members: The step was taken after advocate K Karuna Sagar moved court against the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief's statement.
  6. Nabam Tuki to take floor test today after Arunachal Pradesh governor rejected his request for more time: Tathagatha Roy had asked the Congress leader to prove his majority immediately, after a Supreme Court ruling that reinstated his government.
  7. Police identify attacker in Nice as 31-year old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel: France declared three days of national mourning after the man drove a 25-tonne truck into a crowd, killing 84 people.
  8. US elections: Donald Trump announces Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential candidate: The Republican's other choices for the post were Newt Gingrich and Chris Christie.
  9. Madhya Pradesh Cabinet announces country’s first happiness department: Anand Vibhag will carry out research and experiments and strategise in a way to increase the level of happiness among the state's citizens.
  10. Madras High Court bans 169 service providers, more than 200 websites from releasing Kabali: The movie’s producer, Kalaipuli S Thanu, had moved the court for protection from piracy.