A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Election Commission advises Finance Ministry not to use indelible ink at banks:The Centre had said it would mark those withdrawing money with indelible ink, but the EC has warned it may complicate matters in upcoming polls.
  2. West Indies beat Indian women’s team by six wickets in first T20I: West Indies rode on skipper Stafanie Taylor’s 90-run knock.
  3. At least 73 killed, 110 injured after oil tanker truck explodes in Mozambique village: A government statement said the accident occurred when people were attempting to take petrol from the vehicle.
  4. Mallika Sherawat, companion attacked with tear gas and beaten in Paris: Local reports said investigators were working on the assumption that the incident was an attempted robbery.
  5. US-born panda twins in China want only American biscuits and English conversations: Mei Lun and Mei Huan, both three years old, were brought to a research facility in Chengdu from the Atlanta zoo early this month.
  6. Jayalalithaa is breathing on her own, may be discharged ‘any day’ now, says AIADMK:Tamil Nadu’s ruling party said the chief minister’s lung infection was cured and her vitals are ‘excellent’.
  7. British teen who died of cancer cryogenically frozen so she can be ‘woken up’ cured centuries later: After the 14-year-old appealed to the court, her mother, who agreed with her decision, was given the sole right to decide what could be done with her body.
  8. Stand up to Russia, Barack Obama advises Donald Trump: The outgoing US president said he was ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the Republican because of the ‘extraordinary demands’ of the role.
  9. You can soon withdraw Rs 2,000 from select petrol stations: Public sector oil companies decided to pitch in to help reduce long queues at banks and ATMs.
  10. Turkish president calls on India, Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue through dialogue: Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is currently visiting Islamabad, said the suffering of Kashmiri people could ‘no longer be ignored’.