A look at the headlines right now:

  1. India, Israel can cooperate more closely to fight terror, says Narendra Modi ahead of Tel Aviv visit: The prime minister stressed that neither country was immune to the threat and must not allow it to flourish.
  2. Two more prime accused in the Jharkhand lynching surrender, three in custody, say police: Ranchi SP Kishore Kaushal said a special team constituted by the administration was reviewing videos and photos of the incident.
  3. Buffalo racing sport kambala is now legal in Karnataka: The president has cleared an amendment that exempts the practice from the ambit of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act.
  4. We too are different from 1962, will take measures to defend ourselves, says China on Jaitley’s remarks: Beijing also accused India of using Bhutan as a ‘cover up’ for the ‘illegal entry’ of its troops into Doklam.
  5. Salahuddin’s confession that Hizbul Mujahideen carried out terror attacks proves us right, says Centre: A Home Ministry spokesperson also said Salahuddin was ‘instrumental’ in providing funds to terrorists and separatists.
  6. Bangladesh government critic Farhad Mazhar goes missing after telling wife he may be killed: CCTV footage of Mazhar’s neighbourhood in Dhaka showed him walking away with a man early in the morning.
  7. At least 18 feared dead after tourist bus hits truck, bursts into flames in Germany: The accident took place when the vehicles were stuck in a traffic jam on the motorway close to the Bavarian town of Stammbach.
  8. Uttar Pradesh police detain Dalit protesters who wanted to present Adityanath with giant bar of soap: The activists were held in Lucknow and Jhansi on Sunday and Monday. Eight were taken into custody before they could address a press conference.
  9. Markets end on positive note after GST rollout, Sensex closes 300 points up, Nifty settles at 9,615: Moody’s Investor Service had said on Sunday that the new tax rates would have a positive impact on India’s rating.
  10. Hindi words covered up at two metro stations in Bengaluru amid language debate: Officials are yet to confirm who covered the Hindi words at Chickpete and Majestic.