A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Sixteen-year-old Manu Bhaker clinches gold in shooting with dominant display, Sidhu bags silver: Bhaker broke the Commonwealth Games record, while Punam Yadav won India’s fifth gold medal in weightlifting.
  2. Tamil actors start protest to demand Cauvery board, Rajinikanth urges Chennai Super Kings to wear arm bands: Leading personalities of the Tamil film industry started a day-long protest in the state capital on Sunday morning.
  3. Two Shiv Sena leaders shot dead in Ahmednagar, NCP legislator among four arrested: The murders took place hours after the result of the civic bye-poll to Kedgaon was announced.
  4. Cross-border terrorism makes holding a SAARC summit difficult, says India: A summit of the Indian subcontinent nations was last held in 2014.
  5. SP and BSP will ally for 2019 General Elections, Akhilesh Yadav tells NDTV: The two Uttar Pradesh rivals had tied up to defeat the BJP in bye-polls in March.
  6. Several feared dead in possible chemical attack on rebel-held Douma town in Syria: The US state department said Russia should be held responsible if toxic gas had been used. There is no confirmation of the toll yet.
  7. Kerala governor withholds assent to bill regularising admissions of 180 MBBS students: The state Assembly had passed the bill on Wednesday, with support from both the ruling coalition and the Opposition.
  8. One killed as fire breaks out at Trump Tower: Four firefighters were also injured in the blaze.
  9. Two people killed, dozens injured after vehicle drives into crowd in Germany: The driver reportedly shot himself after the crash.
  10. RSS affiliate alleges conflict of interest after Gates foundation head nominated to RBI board: The Swadeshi Jagran Manch said stricter guidelines should be in place to ensure that government policies were not influenced by external groups.