A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Jaitley says PNB bank management, auditors did not utilise their authority to prevent fraud: The RBI said it alerted banks of misuse of SWIFT system and the CBI arrested five top officials in connection with the case.
  2. AAP claims mob assaulted party leaders at Delhi secretariat, minister files police complaint: The party’s accusation came after Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash claimed that two AAP MLAs manhandled him at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s office. 
  3. Centre opens up coal mining sector for private firms, ends Coal India’s monopoly: Minister Piyush Goyal said market forces would determine the mineral’s prices and improve efficiency.
  4. Fresh strikes take toll in Eastern Ghouta to 194 in two days: Unicef issued a blank statement expressing outrage against child casualties.
  5. Two arrested for allegedly raping, brutally assaulting tribal woman in West Bengal: The woman was found in an unconscious state under a bridge nearly 18 hours after the attack.  
  6. BSF constable succumbs to injuries during reported Pakistani ceasefire violation: The constable has been identified as SK Murmu.
  7. Maldives Parliament approves extending the emergency by 30 days: President Abdulla Yameen had sought the extension saying national security was still under threat.  
  8. Private hospitals are inflating medical bills, says drug pricing authority: The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority found that a hospital was billing a patient Rs 189.95 for a single injection that it bought for Rs 13.64.  
  9. SC rejects Centre’s plea to extend Assam National Register of Citizens publication deadline: The top court ordered the government to adhere to the original target date of May 31.
  10. Reliance Industries Limited to acquire 5% stake in Eros International: The Indian conglomerate will also partner with Eros International’s India arm to produce content together.