A look at the headlines right now:

  1. One arrested for sharing fake image on Facebook, claiming it depicted Basirhat violence: Social media users and fact-checking websites such as Alt News pointed out that the still was taken from a Bhojpuri movie ‘Aurat Khilona Nahi’.
  2. Ahmedabad declared India’s first World Heritage City by Unesco: The city’s nomination was supported by 20 countries.
  3. Fresh corporate investments grew at the slowest pace since 1992 in the 2016-17 financial year: Analysts said a poor demand in the economy and banks’ reluctance to lend to new projects had led to this decline.
  4. RSS worker’s funeral procession in Mangaluru turns violent, 14 arrested: Sharath Madiwala, who was stabbed by a group of men outside his laundry shop on the night of July 4, succumbed to his injuries on Friday night.
  5. NPF MLAs revolt against Naga CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu, want TR Zeliang to return: More than 40 legislators of the Naga People’s Front are currently camping in a resort near Kaziranga, waiting for the state’s governor to return to Kohima.
  6. CJI Khehar backs entry of foreign lawyers into Indian legal system, says it will improve judiciary: However, he said this should be done on the basis of ‘reciprocity’ between countries.
  7. Police beef up security at Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village, deny plan to ban ladies night: The move has not pleased most restaurateurs in the area.
  8. China issues safety advisory for its citizens in India amid Sikkim standoff: The advisory, which was issued on Friday, is valid for a month.
  9. Leaders issue compromise statement on Paris climate pact, violent protests continue: Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka briefly took her father’s seat at a meeting with other world leaders.
  10. Main accused in Ballabgarh lynching arrested from Maharashtra’s Dhule: The victim’s father, Jalaluddin, asked the government to introduce an anti-lynching law.