A look at the headlines right now:

  1. BSF says it killed seven Pakistani soldiers, one militant in J&K's Kathua district: Security officials, who were not identified, said one constable suffered a bullet injury in the retaliatory firing along the Line of Control.
  2. Wipro predicts lowered revenue growth in Q3, after drop in second quarter profits: The software services giant's Q2 consolidated gains dropped to Rs 2,070 crore from Rs 2,241 crore in 2015.
  3. Odisha health minister resigns after Bhubaneshwar hospital fire: Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak's decision comes amid the scrutiny that the state government has come under since Monday's mishap.
  4. J Jayalalithaa is 'interacting and progressing gradually', says Apollo Hospital: Officials said the Tamil Nadu chief minister is undergoing treatment administered by a team of experts and 'all vital parameters' are being monitored.
  5. Centre's new UDAN scheme aims to cap fares for one-hour flights at Rs 2,500: Airlines had expressed their displeasure at sharing the burden of funding the scheme after the government imposed a levy on scheduled flights on major routes.
  6. Tennis World No. 1 Angelique Kerber wins WTA Player of the Year award: The German ace won two Grand Slam titles and an Olympic silver medal before crossing Serena Williams in the world rankings.
  7. Uvena Fernandes becomes first Indian woman to officiate a Fifa final: The 35-year-old will take charge as the assistant referee in the deciding match at the Women's U-17 World Cup between Japan and North Korea.
  8. CBI charges Chhattisgarh Police for arson in Adivasi villages during 2011 Sukma raids: It charged 26 others with rioting and violence in the district.
  9. 10 killed as Islamic State attacks Iraq’s Kirkuk, an attempt to divert troops from Mosul offensive: Militants targeted a power plant and police stations, where they assaulted workers with rifles and later blew themselves up.
  10. SC curbs BCCI financial deals, asks Lodha panel to appoint independent auditor to inspect accounts: President of the board Anurag Thakur has to submit an undertaking in two weeks, saying they will comply with the committee's recommendations.