A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Rajnath Singh convenes high-level security meet to discuss Uri attack: Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed action against the culprits, while officials said they suspect Pakistan's involvement in the incident.
  2. At least 29 injured after explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighbourhood, second device found: The New York police said the blast appeared to be intentional, but it is unclear who is behind it.
  3. Mewat gangrapes, beef biryani crackdown are small issues, says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar: The minister said such incidents could take place 'anywhere in the country'.
  4. Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy and 50 other scholars, writers want Khurram Parvez set free: The signatories said the actions against the activist 'are symptomatic of the escalated repression in Kashmir by institutions of the state'.
  5. People of UP accepted Akhilesh as chief minister because he is my son, says Mulayam Singh Yadav: The Samajwadi Party patriarch criticised his son only hours after the latter said his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav would be re-inducted into the state cabinet.
  6. Man shot dead after stabbing eight people in Minnesota mall: He was gunned down by an off-duty officer, and police said they do not have evidence to indicate anyone else's involvement in the incident.
  7. Arvind Kejriwal's tongue was trimmed after he spoke against Narendra Modi and me, says Manohar Parrikar: The defence minister criticised the AAP leader for being away while the Capital grappled with a health crisis.
  8. US ends attack after 'unintentionally' killing Syrian soldiers, prompts emergency UN meet: The agency found that there have been 92 cases of battery explosion in the country, besides 26 incidents of burns and 55 reports of property damage.
  9. Iranian cyclist dies during Paralympics event in Rio de Janeiro: Bahman Golbarnezhad suffered a cardiac arrest after he crashed during the men's C4-C5 road race.
  10. Sucha Singh Chhotepur to approach Navjot Singh Sidhu to form political party in Punjab: The former state convenor for the Aam Aadmi Party said he wanted to set up a new outfit with people ‘committed to saving Punjab’.