A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to skip Opposition meet to pick vice presidential nominee on Tuesday: The JD(U) chief has instead called for a party meeting on the same day in Patna.
  2. Reliance Jio denies reports of massive hacking after website leaks customer data: The site that had released the details is now no longer accessible.
  3. Trump’s son admits to meeting Russian lawyer to obtain ‘damaging evidence’ on Clinton, says report: However, no ‘meaningful information’ was exchanged in the meeting held in June last year, Donald Trump Jr said.
  4. Sartaj Aziz did not acknowledge my letter seeking visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, says Sushma Swaraj: The external affairs minister said her Pakistani counterpart lacked basic courtesy.
  5. Air India stops serving meat to domestic economy class passengers as a way to cut costs: This will save the airline around Rs 8 crore a year.
  6. 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.
  7. BCCI to announce new Indian team coach today, Ravi Shastri is front runner: The Cricket Advisory Committee had received 10 applications for the job, but it is believed only six of them will be interviewed.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.