A look at the headlines right now:

  1. India says Pakistan’s ‘terror support’ needs to be condemned, after officials praised Burhan Wani: Pakistan’s prime minister and chief of Army staff had made statements in support of the Hizbul commander who was killed last year.
  2. Main accused in Junaid Khan’s lynching has confessed to stabbing the boy, say police: The man got himself a job in Maharashtra after the murder, officials said.
  3. Iraqi prime minister declares victory against Islamic State in Mosul: Some of the last remaining militants in the city jumped into the Tigris river as government forces unfurled the country’s flag on its banks.
  4. Former Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang stakes claim to form government: The current chief minister has fired 10 MLAs who were advisers, after they had rebelled against him.
  5. Ahmedabad declared India’s first World Heritage City by Unesco: The city’s nomination was supported by 20 countries.
  6. Communal tension in Uttarakhand’s Satpuli after boy allegedly posts photo deriding Kedarnath: The police said protestors vandalised a vegetable shop belonging to the Muslim boy’s relatives after he shared the post.
  7. 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.
  8. 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’.
  9. 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.
  10. Qatar may seek compensation for losses caused by Arab blockade: Doha said it will establish a committee to pursue claims worth billions of dollars.