A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Security officials killed three militants who targeted Srinagar BSF camp: Jammu and Kashmir Police: The militants are believed to have been members of the Jaish-e-Mohammad affiliate group.
  2. Myanmar military murdered, sexually assaulted Rohingya Muslims, says Human Rights Watch: The non-profit also repeated its call for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo on the Myanmar military.
  3. Yahoo says all 3 billion of its accounts were breached in 2013 hacking incident: In December 2016, the firm had admitted to more than 1 billion accounts being hacked in 2013.
  4. Haryana Police arrest Honeypreet Insan, 38 days after she went missing: The Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s adopted daughter will be produced in a court on Wednesday, said Panchkula Police Commissioner AS Chawla. 
  5. France adopts new, tougher counter-terrorism bill: The law would make some measures, that were put in place after the November 2015 terror attacks on the country, permanent. 
  6. Vijay Mallya released on bail shortly after arrest in London, say reports: India has been seeking his extradition from the UK since the beleaguered businessman began his self-imposed exile in March 2016. 
  7. Centre lowers basic excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 2 per litre: The government expects that the move will ease the surging retail prices of fuel.  
  8. Aung San Suu Kyi loses ‘Freedom of Oxford’ honour over the Rohingya crisis: The Oxford City Council said it is ‘no longer appropriate’ for her to hold the title. 
  9. Demonetisation was the ‘largest money laundering scheme ever’, Arun Shourie tells NDTV: The former Union minister said the drive had helped those with black money convert it into white.
  10. BHU vice chancellor is on indefinite leave, confirms HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar: Girish Chandra Tripathi had drawn criticism for dismissing a student’s allegation of being molested on campus as ‘a simple case of eve-teasing’.