A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Five killed in ‘terrorist incident’ outside British Parliament, assailant shot dead: At least 40 people were hurt on London’s Westminster Bridge – some with ‘catastrophic injuries’ – after the suspect ran over them in a car.
  2. Subramanian Swamy claims Muslim outfits are not ready for out-of-court talks: A few Muslim organisations, however, have said they are ready to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid row through negotiations as per the SC’s suggestion.
  3. Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill, which makes Aadhaar compulsory for I-T returns and PAN cards: The 92-page document includes 40 amendments to a number of Acts, proposed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday.
  4. Railways’ new Vikalp scheme will give waitlisted passengers berths in other trains at no extra cost: They can choose the new service, which will be rolled out on April 1, only after the charts for their current train are prepared.
  5. At least 33 civilians killed after US-led coalition bombs shelter in Syria, says monitor: The chief of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the toll is expected to rise as they were still pulling out bodies from the rubble.
  6. Yogi Adityanath keeps Home Ministry, gives deputy CMs higher education, PWD portfolios: Rita Bahugana Joshi was assigned the Child Development Ministry, while Mohsin Raza is in charge of minority affairs.
  7. Maharashtra minister claims protesting doctors have agreed to resume work, IMA says strike still on: Girish Mahajan said he had assured the doctors of measures to ensure their safety, but the association called his statement ‘absolutely false and misguiding’.
  8. Narada News CEO alleges threat to his life, claims he and his family are being stalked: Mathew Samuel voiced his fears as the Supreme Court refused to stop the CBI inquiry into the sting operation involving TMC members.
  9. Kerala Youth Congress leader resigns after criticising Rahul Gandhi in a Facebook post: The disgruntled politician said he was ‘fed up with politics of groupism’.
  10. Raghu Rai honoured with Lifetime Achievement at the National Photography Awards: The veteran photojournalist has served on the jury of World Press Photo and Unesco’s International Photo Contest.