A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Amid Sikkim standoff, India rejects China’s offer to mediate Kashmir dispute: A Chinese Foreign Office spokesperson had said Beijing was ready to play a ‘constructive role’ in resolving the matter.
  2. Donald Trump hints at changing his mind on pulling the US out of the Paris climate deal: ’Something could happen’, he said at a media briefing with French President Emmanuel Macron.
  3. Pakistan says it is considering giving Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother a visa: Islamabad said Sushma Swaraj’s condition asking Pakistani patients, seeking medical visas, to provide the foreign affairs’ minister’s approval was undiplomatic.
  4. Man beaten up in Nagpur on suspicion of carrying beef turns out to be a BJP member: Four people who are part of political organisation, Prahar Sangathan, have been arrested.
  5. North East flood toll reaches 80, 58 districts affected by the deluge: In Assam alone, 49 deaths have been reported from 26 districts.
  6. ‘Government needs a math tutor’, Rahul Gandhi says on RBI still counting demonetised notes: Congress leader P Chidambaram said there was a vacancy for scriptwriters for the Centre’s upcoming ‘mythological series’.
  7. Vijay Mallya says he has nothing to miss about India in terms of family, reports Reuters: The fugitive businessman said all his immediate family is either in England or the United States.
  8. Court asks McDonald’s to reinstate ousted managing director Vikram Bakshi: Bakshi was removed after he had a disagreement with the US-based food chain over the management of Connaught Plaza Restaurant Limited.
  9. Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he will not resign: The call for his resignation was raised after a Joint Investigation Team found him and his family guilty in the Panama Papers case.
  10. India, not the US, has the highest number of active Facebook users now: While the figure rose by 27% in the country in the past six months, the United States saw only a 12% increase.