A look at the headlines right now:

  1. AIADMK’s Sasikala bribed senior officials for special treatment in jail, claims prison report: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ordered an inquiry into the matter. 
  2. Garbage cannot be dumped within 500 metres of the Ganga, rules Green Tribunal: Anyone who violates this directive will be fined Rs 50,000.
  3. Thirteen arrested, 30 detained for vandalism, rioting in Noida society violence: All those taken into custody lived in slum clusters in and around Sector 78 where violence broke out on Wednesday morning.
  4. Man beaten up for allegedly carrying beef in Nagpur: Four suspects have been detained for questioning by the Maharashtra police.
  5. Sri Lankan Navy rescues elephant stranded in the Indian Ocean: A patrol boat had spotted the animal in the water 16 kilometres off the coast.
  6. Hizbul militant who was behind police officer’s lynching killed in encounter, say police: Sajid Ahmad Gilkar had joined the group after police official Mohammad Ayub Pandit was killed in Nowhatta, officials said.
  7. 10 Indians killed after fire breaks out in a house in Saudi Arabia: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Indian officials will reach the city of Najran soon to take stock of the situation.
  8. Nasa’s Juno has released its first close-up images of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot: The spacecraft flew 9,000 km above the extraterrestrial storm, which is roughly twice the size of Earth.
  9. Man killed, several injured in clashes over gangster’s death in Rajasthan: Suspected gangster Anand Pal Singh’s family refused to cremate him until the CBI investigates his death, claiming he had been shot in a fake encounter.
  10. Pune engineer found dead with a note saying there is ‘no job security in IT’: His body was handed over to his family members after the postmortem examination.