A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Monetary Policy Committee cuts RBI's key repo rate to 6.25%: This is the first time the six-member panel decided the figure, which all members voted to reduce. 
  2. India, Singapore call for joint efforts to fight militancy: Meanwhile Union Minister RS Prasad criticised Arvind Kejriwal and P Chidambaram for 'doubting the capabilities of the Indian Army'.
  3. BCCI likely to call off ongoing India-New Zealand series: Other home series may also be cancelled, though the Lodha panel contradicted reports and said there is 'no question' of this happening.
  4. People want to know about Jayalalithaa's health, Madras High Court tells Tamil Nadu government: The court asked for details about the CM’s condition after a petition was filed by a social activist seeking information from the state.
  5. Ceasefire violation reported in Kashmir's Rajouri district a day after Baramulla attack: The United States has asked India and Pakistan to reduce tensions between them by keeping military lines of communication open.
  6. United States suspends talks with Russia on Syria conflict, accuses it of bombing civilian areas: Moscow said it regretted the move and said Washington was trying to shift the blame for renewed fighting between Syrian government and rebel forces.
  7. Prasar Bharti CEO Jawahar Sircar submits resignation to Information and Broadcasting Ministry: The head of the corporation was appointed to his post by the previous Manmohan Singh-led United Progressive Alliance government.
  8. Turkey to extend state of emergency for three more months: country extended its 'technical hold' on the matter at the Security Council, which means a decision on his status has been pushed by another six months.
  9. Narcotics bureau arrests research scientist and two others from Hyderabad, Bengaluru in drug bust: They also seized 231 kg of amphetamine worth about Rs 45 crore, and around Rs 1.23 crore in cash.
  10. Ten coaches of Jhelum Express derail near Chandigarh, two passengers injured: Four trains were cancelled after the accident on Tuesday morning.