A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Mumbai Police arrest three owners of 1Above restaurant, 12 days after Kamala Mills fire: The Sanghvi brothers were taken into custody on Wednesday and the third, Abhijeet Mankar, was caught a day later.
  2. Tour India with ‘increased caution’, says new US travel advisory: The advisory asked women to not travel alone and pointed out that violent crime such as sexual assault had recently taken place at tourist sites.
  3. SEBI bars Price Waterhouse from auditing any Indian listed company for two years: The firm said it was disappointed with the market regulator’s order.
  4. ‘There is an orchestrated campaign to malign Aadhaar,’ says former UIDAI Chairperson Nandan Nilekani: The UIDAI’s new two-step security process ‘eliminates all the arguments against Aadhaar’, he said.
  5. Mumbai home prices dropped in 2017 for the first time in a decade, says property consultancy firm: Demonetisation, new rules to protect consumers and GST contributed to the decline, Knight Frank said in a report.
  6. Supreme Court forms new team to investigate 186 cases from 1984 anti-Sikh riots: These cases have not yet been examined by the Centre-appointed Special Investigation Team.
  7. Suspected LeT militant allegedly involved in 2000 Red Fort attack arrested from Delhi airport: Bilal Ahmad Kawa’s bank account was allegedly used in hawala transactions that funded the strike as well as militancy in Kashmir.
  8. Himachal Pradesh government to withdraw ‘politically motivated cases’ filed by Congress: Five of the cases are against former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, his son and BJP MP Anurag Thakur, and 16 others.
  9. Metro excavation workers find crude bombs buried near Mumbai Central station: The police said the bombs appeared to be old firecrackers stuffed into a casing, without a detonator or metal shrapnel.
  10. ‘We could conceivably go back in’, Donald Trump says US may rejoin Paris climate pact: The president said the climate treaty ‘was a bad deal for the US’, but he had no problem with the accord itself.