A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Bangladesh plane crashes in Kathmandu, 49 confirmed dead, 22 being treated: The cause of the crash is not yet clear.
  2. Maharashtra farmers call off their protest after chief minister says government will fulfil demands: The Central Railways will run two special trains from Mumbai to Bhusawal on Monday for the return of the agitators.
  3. Supreme Court scraps illegal Haryana land deals, takes the plots away from private builders: With ‘mala fide exercise of power’, the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government had allowed various entities to make ‘unnatural gains’ from the Gurugram plots.
  4. Aviation authority grounds eight IndiGo and three GoAir aircraft with faulty engines: These Airbus flights of the 320 neo family had reported a number of episodes of mid-air failure.
  5. BJP leader says party doesn’t believe in statues – but will build one of Tripura’s last king: Sunil Deodhar said the BJP will not replace the razed statue of communist icon Lenin in Belonia town.
  6. Tata Consultancy Services’ shares tumble after reports claim Tata Sons may sell 1.5% stake in it: The likely price of the stake sale is lower than the last closing price of the stock.
  7. Dalai Lama, listed as one of the chief guests, will not attend the Indian Science Congress, say reports: Officials in the Tibetan administration in exile said the spiritual leader had no plans to visit Manipur this week.
  8. United Nations human rights experts blame Facebook for spreading hatred against Rohingya in Myanmar: Chief of UN fact-finding mission Marzuki Darusman said the social media giant played a ‘determining role’ in the alleged genocide in Rakhine.
  9. Accused in Gauri Lankesh murder to undergo narco-analysis test: The Special Investigation Team looking into the case got the court’s permission to subject Naveen Kumar to the test.
  10. Kerala, Karnataka ban forest treks temporarily after Theni fire kills 10: The Tamil Nadu government had said the trekkers who were trapped in Theni had not taken the required permission to be in the area.