A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Never share personal details on phone, IT minister says in response to Scroll.in report on Aadhaar fraud: People need to ‘be more aware about safety in using financial transactions’, Union Minister for Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad’s office said.  
  2. Bangladesh says it will build a massive refugee camp on 3,000 acres of land for Rohingya refugees: The country currently has nearly eight lakh Rohingya Muslim refugees.
  3. BJP calls Yashwant Sinha’s comments treacherous, accuses him of allying with the Congress: He has turned into an unabashed apologist for the corrupt and disastrous previous Congress-led UPA government, BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao said. 
  4. Banaras Hindu University student arrested for allegedly slapping, dragging woman inside campus: The woman, also a student at the university, was on her way to meet a professor, when the incident occurred.
  5. Eight newborns die in Assam hospital in 24 hours: Authorities have blamed factors such as low weight at the time of birth for the deaths.
  6. 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.
  7. 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’.
  8. West Bengal BJP workers heckled allegedly by members of rebel Gorkha group in Darjeeling: State BJP president Dilip Ghosh, was also present when the workers were attacked, later lodged a police complaint.
  9. Mukesh Ambani’s net worth rose 67% in 2017 despite economic slowdown, says Forbes: Wipro chairperson Azim Premji has jumped two places from 2016 to the second spot on the 2017 list of India’s 100 richest tycoons.
  10. 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.