A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Give citizens with ‘genuine reasons’ another chance to deposit demonetised notes, SC tells Centre: The division bench has directed the government to file an affidavit in the case within two weeks.  
  2. North Korea launches its 11th missile of 2017, analysts believe this one could reach Alaska: After the device landed in Japanese waters, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the move ‘clearly shows that the threat has grown’.  
  3. Indians can now enrol in US’ Global Entry programme for faster immigration clearance at airports: The initiative allows people to enter the country through automatic kiosks, instead of having to wait in queues and meet an immigration officer. 
  4. Body of third suspected militant recovered in Pulwama district’s Bahmnoo area: Meanwhile, security forces launched another search operation in Bandipora district’s Ajas area on Tuesday morning.  
  5. Offensive posts on social media targeting SC/ST community punishable, rules Delhi High Court: However, the complainant and those connected to him/her on Facebook were related to each other, they would be exempt from prosecution.
  6. Five TMC Tripura MLAs suspended for opposing party’s support to Meira Kumar: The legislators had said they cannot back the Opposition’s candidate in the July 17 elections as she had the support of the CPI(M).  
  7. 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.  
  8. Data glitch triggers stock market confusion, shares of Amazon, Apple and Microsoft go haywire: The error reset the prices at $123.47 and also made them jump and plummet.  
  9. Bangladesh government critic Farhad Mazhar found on Dhaka-bound bus after wife reported him abducted: She had claimed to have received a ransom call demanding 35 lakh taka.  
  10. Leopard found electrocuted atop pole in Telangana, autopsy rules out poaching: Forest officials are still clueless about why the animal climbed the pole.