A look at the headlines right now:

  1. At least 97 dead, more than 150 injured after Patna-Indore Express train gets derailed: Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu announced a compensation of Rs 3.5 lakh for the relatives of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those critically injured.
  2. Dalit couple, their son shot dead in Haryana’s Sonepat, police say it was an honour killing: A woman from the dominant Jat community had married into the family, and her brother is believed to have carried out the murders.
  3. Last hospital in Syria’s Aleppo destroyed by regime-led airstrikes: The besieged city’s 250,000 residents now have no access to surgery or other emergency medical care.
  4. SBI branch told to keep aside Rs 5 crore in cash to pay parliament staffers, reports Indian Express: The State Bank of India’s Parliament Annexe branch has requested the Reserve Bank of India for guidance in the matter.
  5. Income tax notices sent to those making ‘unusual or suspicious’ deposits at banks after demonetisation: The department has sought information on the source of the funds and begun a nationwide inquiry into the matter.
  6. Jayalalithaa moved from ICU to a general ward at Apollo Hospital, says AIADMK: The Tamil Nadu chief minister was taken off respiratory support on Friday, the party had said, while doctors had claimed she had recovered completely.
  7. Badminton player PV Sindhu wins thriller to enter China Open final: The Olympic silver medalist fought back from a game down to beat South Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun 11-21, 23-21, 21-19.
  8. India opposes UN draft resolution calling for moratorium on death penalty: The country’s representative said it went against India’s statutory law, emphasising that it was used only in the “rarest of rare cases”.
  9. Normalcy returns to Kashmir after four months as separatists suspend shutdown temporarily: Mobile internet on postpaid connections were restored, as well.
  10. Three soldiers killed as suspected ULFA militants ambush Army convoy in Assam’s Tinsukia district: At least 15 militants are believed to have attacked the vehicles with IEDs and guns at dawn.