A look at the headlines right now:

  1. VK Sasikala reaches Bengaluru’s Parappana Agrahara jail to surrender: The AIADMK general secretary had appointed her nephew, Dinakaran, the deputy general secretary of the party earlier in the day.
  2. Isro sets new record, launches 104 satellites from Sriharikota: The Indian space agency’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is carrying a payload of 103 nano satellites and an Earth observation instrument.
  3. Uttar Pradesh registers 54.27% voter turnout till 3 pm, 53% in Uttarakhand: Voting for the Karnaprayag seat in the hilly state will be held on March 9, while there were reports of glitches at some EVMs in UP.
  4. RLD leader Mohammad Shahabuddin to be shifted from Siwan prison in Bihar to Delhi’s Tihar Jail: While passing the order, the Supreme Court directed authorities to ensure that he was not given any special treatment.
  5. BookMyShow’s parent company acquires 75% stake in ticketing and planning firm Townscript: BookMyShow CEO Ashish Hemrajani said the company would invest in scaling up Townscript’s operations.
  6. Centre gives CBI approval to prosecute Rajendra Kumar, former principal secretary to Arvind Kejriwal: The Home Ministry said there was ‘enough evidence of wrongdoing’ on Kumar’s part to warrant an investigation.
  7. Theresa May rejects petition against Donald Trump’s UK visit: The British prime minister said the invitation to the US president underscored ‘the importance of the relationship’ between the two countries.
  8. Centre threatens to blacklist BBC correspondent for film on anti-poaching policy in Kaziranga: The documentary, Killing for Conservation, shows that rangers are allowed to shoot people.
  9. Prison officers in Madhya Pradesh ordered to shoot anyone attempting jailbreak: Guards had never fired at inmates trying to escape before as there were no orders to sanction such action, said Additional Director General (Jail) GR Meena.
  10. It’s official – Justin Bieber will perform in Mumbai on May 10: The Canadian singer will be visiting two other Asian cities – Tel Aviv and Dubai – as part of his ‘Purpose’ World Tour 2017.