A look at the headlines right now:

  1. More than 10,000 Indian workers facing severe food shortage in Saudi Arabia, says Sushma Swaraj: The minister asked the 30 lakh Indians in the country to help their 'fellow brothers and sisters', who are struggling with problems related to work and wages.
  2. We are still struggling with the problems Munshi Premchand wrote about in his stories, says Gulzar: The 81-year-old songwriter launched the screenplay format of the novelist's classics Godan and Nirmala on Saturday, a day before his birth anniversary.
  3. Anyone speaking against the country must be taught a lesson in the same way that an 'actor' and an 'online trading company' were taught, says Manohar Parrikar: The defence minister said he supports the use of 'full power' by the Army during counter-insurgency operations.
  4. Hot-air balloon crashes in Texas, killing all 16 people on board: The balloon hit power transmission wires mid-flight, caught fire and plunged into a field in the southern part of the state.
  5. More than 80 people killed in lightning and floods in northern and eastern India: Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, West Bengal, and Odisha are worst affected in the country.
  6. Rajnath Singh conducts aerial survey of flood-hit Assam as state continues to reel: The home minister will meet people at the relief camps and visit Kaziranga National Park.
  7. 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui convicted of raping American scholar: The special fast-track court will decide the quantum of sentence on August 2.
  8. Mumbai doctors brought in to treat pellet injuries performed 46 eye surgeries in Kashmir in 3 days: Dr Sundaram Natarajan, who headed the three-member team of ophthalmologists, said it was first time in his career that he had seen eye injuries of this scale.
  9. Two soldiers and two militants killed near LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district: Army officials said they also recovered two AK rifles, one Under Barrel Grenade Launcher and other weapons.
  10. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign computers reportedly hacked by Russians: A programme used to analyse voter data was accessed, in an alleged attempt to influence the result of the US presidential elections.