A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Saharanpur district magistrate and SSP sacked after several Dalit-Thakur clashes: One person has died and several have been injured in violence in the Uttar Pradesh district.
  2. Will respond to any ‘misadventure’ in a befitting manner, says Pakistan Air Chief Marshal: Chief of Air Force Staff Sohail Aman reportedly said Islamabad’s response would be remembered by future generations.
  3. Police arrest three more in connection with Manchester attack: Reports claimed that the suicide bomber Salman Abedi was not working alone, and had used a device built by someone else.
  4. Cabinet approves scrapping of 25-year-old Foreign Investment Promotion Board: The organisation, which was set up during liberalisation, used to scrutinise FDI proposals.
  5. Lionel Messi gets 21-month jail sentence for tax fraud: The Argentinian and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were guilty of avoiding taxes that amounted to €4.16 million.
  6. Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ resigns: The country’s Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba will take over.
  7. Six Muslim passengers detained for typing ‘bomb’ instead of Bombay in a WhatsApp text are released: One of them was informing a friend that they had reached the city’s CST station, but a co-passenger told police they saw him writing ‘Bomb’ in his message.
  8. Two Chinese nationals abducted in Balochistan: One Chinese woman escaped, but a passer-by suffered gunshot injuries.
  9. MDMK’s Vaiko granted bail in 2009 sedition case: Vaiko had been charged under IPC sections 124 (sedition) and 153A for a speech he had given in 2009 while releasing his book.
  10. Court asks CBSE not to declare Neet results after plea alleges disparity in question papers: The students’ writ petition demanded a common English test with several translations, after saying that the regional language papers were different.