A look at the headlines right now:

  1. North Korea fires ballistic missile, US President Donald Trump says he will ‘take care of it’: The launch came days after Washington imposed fresh sanctions on Pyongyang.
  2. Pervez Musharraf says he is LeT’s ‘biggest supporter’, backs militant group’s actions in Kashmir: The former Pakistani leader says LeT was not involved in the Mumbai terror attacks.  
  3. I asked the court for freedom, but I am not free yet, says Hadiya: The principal of the Salem college said that she will be registered as Akhila Ashokan.
  4. Ahmednagar court sentences all three accused in 2016 Kopardi gangrape case to death: The three men had been convicted of the crime on November 18.
  5. You have brought transformational change in India, Ivanka Trump tells Modi in Hyderabad: The United States president’s advisor said India should close the gender gap in its labour force to help its economy grow. 
  6. Now, CBI judge Loya’s son Anuj claims family has no suspicions about his death: However, Anuj Loya had reportedly written a letter a few months after the judge’s death asking for an enquiry commission to investigate the incident.
  7. Haryana Police file charge sheet against Honeypreet Insan, 14 others in Dera Sacha Sauda violence case: Three accused were charged with sheltering her while she was absconding.
  8. Bali airport shut for third day as Mount Agung volcano spews ash into the air: The Indian Consulate in Bali has opened a help desk at the Ngurah Rai international airport for Indians who have been left stranded.
  9. NHRC issues notices to Maharashtra government based on reports of Latur rape: The attitude of the local police and the school administration was ‘highly sadistic and unethical’, the National Human Rights Commission said.
  10. 150 stray dogs allegedly poisoned to death in Karnataka, police lodge FIR against gram panchayat: The Belagutti Gram Panchayat has been accused of killing the animals after there was an alleged increase in dog-bite cases.