A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Twenty-four killed, 91 injured after suicide blasts in Kabul, Taliban claims responsibility: The group, which has stepped up its campaign against the Afghan government, has also warned India against its growing military cooperation with the country.
  2. PM Narendra Modi brings issues of Pakistan, terrorism, corruption and black money to the G20 table: The prime minister said the summit members should follow a policy of zero-tolerance towards graft.
  3. NCW summons AAP leader Ashutosh after he defends sacked minister Sandeep Kumar in online post: However, Ashutosh launched a counter-offensive against the commission's chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam by commenting on her ties to the BJP.
  4. Low interest rates are no substitute for policy reforms, says former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan: The economist, who stepped down from his post on Sunday, said rate cuts become a residual choice as central banks fear repercussions from a global slowdown.
  5. Urjit Patel takes charge as the 24th governor of the Reserve Bank of India: The 53-year-old has worked with the International Monetary Fund, in addition to acting as a consultant for the Finance Ministry between 1998 and 2001.
  6. Former AAP minister Sandeep Kumar’s secretary arrested for leaking explicit videotape: Kumar was sent to three days in police custody by a Delhi court even as his aide Praveen Kumar was detained by city police.
  7. RBI must share data with enforcement agencies, says Supreme Court-appointed SIT on black money: The team has asked the central bank to help set up an ‘institutional mechanism’ to track illegal monetary flows out of India.
  8. At least 35 killed in fresh blasts in parts of Syria controlled by the government, Kurdish militants: No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks yet.
  9. Denied ambulance, UP woman says she was forced to spend night with child's body outside hospital: The incident follows a number of similar cases, where underprivileged people were allegedly unable to access such emergency services.
  10. Supreme Court quashes case against MS Dhoni for portrayal as Vishnu on magazine cover: A non-bailable warrant had been signed against the Indian cricket team captain for being portrayed as the Hindu deity.