A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Amit Shah skips rally in Kerala CM’s village, returns to Delhi to meet Modi and Arun Jaitley: The CPI(M) and Congress claimed Shah abruptly changed his plans because of poor crowds at BJP rallies and in-fighting in the party.   
  2. At least 15 killed in explosion at shrine in central Balochistan: The attacker detonated himself when police personnel opened fire as he tried to barge inside the main shrine in Jhal Magsi district. 
  3. The Air Force is prepared for a two-front war, says IAF chief: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said the Air Force does not have the required squadron strength for a ‘full spectrum operations’, but it does ‘have a Plan B’.  
  4. Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel Prize in Literature for ‘novels of great emotional force’: The themes he is most associated with are memory, time and self-delusion.  
  5. Hospital attached to BHU used industrial-grade gas on patients undergoing surgery, finds inquiry: At least 14 patients had died in the surgery ward of Sundar Lal Hospital in Uttar Pradesh between June 6 and 8.  
  6. Housekeeping staff at Delhi school arrested for allegedly raping Class 1 student in the toilet: Doctors confirmed rape and told her parents that she will need surgery to treat the internal wounds.  
  7. Traces of banned poison found on clothes of two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, expert tells court: The two accused women had pleaded not guilty when the trial began in a Malaysian court on Monday.
  8. WWF India finds photo evidence of snow leopard in Arunachal Pradesh: The species was found during a state-wide survey carried out by WWF India in collaboration with the state’s forest department.  
  9. Stop all protests at Jantar Mantar, National Green Tribunal tells government: The panel said people living in that area had the right to live peacefully in an atmosphere free from pollution. 
  10. Spanish court suspends Catalonia Parliament session scheduled on Monday: The regional Parliament was expected to declare independence from Spain on Monday.