A look at the headlines right now:

  1. MLAs and MPs to vote today to elect the country’s next president: The results of the contest between Meira Kumar and Ram Nath Kovind will be declared on July 20.
  2. UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar sites that led to diplomatic crisis, reports The Washington Post: The newspaper claimed that top Arab government officials possibly discussed the breach a day before the hack.
  3. Beijing should remain calm about the influx of foreign investment in India, says Chinese media: The report said the inflow will help to promote the Indian government’s ‘Make In India’ initiative. 
  4. Parliament gets ready for a stormy Monsoon Session from today: Sixteen new Bills are listed for introduction in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha during this session.
  5. Roger Federer wins record eighth Wimbledon title with easy win over Marin Cilic: Federer claimed his 19th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 over injury-hit Cilic.
  6. Kulbhushan Jadhav’s clemency appeal denied, says Pakistan Army: Islamabad’s chief of army staff take a decision on the imprisoned Indian naval officer’s appeal, a statement said.
  7. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik asks Indian Army and IAF to rescue people who are stranded by floods in the state: The state Disaster Rapid Action Force, Central Reserve Police Force and fire services units were sent to expedite rescue operations. 
  8. Mahindra Group to invest $1 billion in the US over the next five years: Pawan Goenka said that the number of Indians working in the US for Mahindra was low, except in the IT sector.
  9. India’s oldest tigress dies at Assam State Zoo: The Royal Bengal tigress was born at the Mysore Zoo.
  10. Police detain protesting Tamil Nadu farmers near PM Narendra Modi’s official residence: Around 70 protestors were taken to Parliament Street police station.