A look at the headlines right now:

  1. JeM chief Masood Azhar’s nephew among three militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama: Security personnel recovered an AK-47 and a M16 rifle from the encounter site in Aglar Kandi region.  
  2. Smog envelops Delhi-NCR as air quality drops, IMA declares public health emergency: Ghaziabad and Noida with overall air quality index rank of ‘severe’ remained NCR’s worst-affected areas.
  3. Multi-agency group to investigate 714 Indians named in Paradise Papers leak: The Congress has demanded that minister Jayant Sinha, who was named in the list, resign, and Sebi said it will investigate the firms that have featured in it.
  4. Supreme Court stays HC bail order granted to former university students in rape case: A woman had alleged that her fellow students had blackmailed her into having sex with them.
  5. United States Air Force admits to error that let Texas church gunman buy weapons: Meanwhile, Donald Trump says Texas shooting was not a ‘guns situation’, assailant had a mental health problem.
  6. Two arrested in Bihar for allegedly beating up and robbing British tourist couple: Matthew and Jessica Kidd were in their tent on an island near Pandarak when they were attacked by two miscreants.
  7. Delhi HC asks 3 NGOs to make list of Kathputli Colony residents who are not eligible for relocation: The residents told the court the Delhi Development Authority was planning to demolish hutments of people declared ineligible, despite a court order against it. 
  8. Dalit woman in Hyderabad dies of heart attack during clash with police, say reports: D Bharati was among the protestors demanding that people from Scheduled Caste communities in Telangana be divided into four sub-groups.  
  9. Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, four former aides freed in Belgium: A court in Brussels barred them from leaving the country.  
  10. Former BJP MP Dinu Solanki, accused in RTI activist’s murder case, surrenders, sent to jail: The Supreme Court had last week cancelled his bail until the eight key eye-witnesses are examined.