A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Indian soldier killed in cross-border firing in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir: Suspected militants also hurled a grenade at state police and the Central Reserve Police Force’s patrol party in Kulgam’s Laroo district.
  2. Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to win her first Wimbledon: The Spaniard beat Williams 7-5, 6-0.
  3. Video of special treatment given to Sasikala in jail was destroyed, claims Bengaluru jail official: D Roopa said she was being targeted for her report, which had revealed that some prisoners were being given many privileges in the prison.
  4. Tejashwi Yadav skips government event amid growing RJD-JD(U) rift: He was supposed to share the stage with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
  5. Case filed against former Kerala DGP TP Senkumar for making anti-minority comments: Senkumar had said the rising birthrate among Muslims in Kerala would alter the state’s demographics, in an interview to an online publication.
  6. Accused in 2008 BMW hit-and-run case in Delhi gets two years in prison: Utsav Bhasin was also asked to pay Rs 10 lakh to the deceased’s family and Rs 2 lakh to the injured.
  7. Trade deficit widens to $12.95 billion, almost $5 billion more than last year: Exports grew 4.39% to $23.5 billion, while imports rose faster, at 19%, to $36.5 billion.
  8. Donald Trump wants Mexico border wall to be made of glass so people aren’t hit on the head by drugs: Trump’s statement made news hours later, when journalists realised he was serious and wanted it reported.
  9. Opposition’s vice-presidential pick Gopalkrishna Gandhi reaches out to both AIADMK factions: He also met Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader M Karunanidhi and thanked him for his support.
  10. Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal in mathematics, dies of cancer: The Iranian had breast cancer.