A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Toll rises to 22 in Mumbai building collapse, Narendra Modi says he is ‘saddened’ by the loss: The police said the exact count of the residents in the structure was unknown.
  2. Dera chief Ram Rahim had planned to escape by creating a frenzy, say police: Haryana IGP KK Rao said they decided take the self-styled godman in a different car along a new route after they suspected foul play.   
  3. Once you enter, you can’t exit, said Madurai teen who committed suicide allegedly after playing Blue Whale game: In another incident, a Class 10 student from Guwahati was admitted to hospital after he was reportedly behaving abnormally.   
  4. Demonetisation a disaster, PM Modi should apologise for this anti-national act, says Opposition: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said the economists who recommended the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes deserved a Nobel Prize.   
  5. Hope India has learnt lessons from the Doklam standoff, says Chinese foreign minister: Wang Yi added that there was a lot of scope for cooperation between the two countries in the Brics summit next month.   
  6. Missing doctor’s body found in a drain near Worli seashore after floods in Mumbai: A police officer said eyewitnesses saw Deepak Amarapurkar fell into a manhole while walking towards his home on Elphinstone Road.   
  7. Donald Trump says ‘talking is not the answer’ to resolve the North Korean crisis: Meanwhile, the Russian foreign minister asked the US to refrain from any military action in the Korean Peninsula.   
  8. This company has to change, says Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi: He added that new talent need to be recruited, particularly a chief financial officer and a chairperson of the board.   
  9. MM Kalburgi’s family says they have lost all hope in investigation, threatens protest: The scholar’s son, Srivijay, said no officials had contacted them in the last seven months.
  10. McDonald’s tells tribunal it does not want out-of-court settlement with former franchise CPRL: The NCLAT issued notices to both parties, and asked them to file their replies within a week.