A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Rohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar because they have links with terror groups: Mohan Bhagwat: The RSS chief said cow protection should be seen beyond religion. 
  2. Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit to take charge of Tamil Nadu: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed new governors to five states and a lieutenant governor to Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Saturday.  
  3. Veteran actor Tom Alter dies at 67: He has played key roles in more than 300 films like ‘Gandhi’, ‘Shatranj Ke Khiladi’ and ‘Parinda’.
  4. Opposition says money should have been spent on repairing bridge, not bullet train: The Shiv Sena said it had written to the ministry several times to repair the Elphinstone Road Railway Station bridge.
  5. US Health Secretary Thomas Price resigns after controversy over using private charter plane: Three other members of the Donald Trump administration are under scrutiny for using private flights for government work.  
  6. Spanish court orders Google to remove app giving details of Catalonia independence referendum: The judge said the application was used by separatists to spread information about Sunday’s vote, which was against the Constitutional Court’s ruling.  
  7. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra appointed to ONGC board: This comes at a time when the state-owned company is looking to acquire around 51% stake in HPCL.  
  8. Shiromani Akali Dal leader booked on charges of rape, extortion: Sucha Singh Langah, who has resigned from all party posts, claimed that the accusations against him were a ‘classic example of political vendetta’.
  9. India’s fiscal deficit reaches 96.1% of full-year target in the first five months: For the 2017-’18 financial year, the government had decided on a fiscal deficit target of 3.2% of the Gross Domestic Product.
  10. Any provocation would be met with equal or stronger response, BSF tells Pakistan Rangers: In a meeting with the Pakistani side, the Army strongly objected to the recent cross-border firing in which two Indian soldiers were killed.