A look at the headlines right now:

  1. UN terms Kathua rape and murder horrific, says perpetrators must be brought to justice: The United Nations said the accused must be held accountable for the rape and murder of the young girl.  
  2. United States and allies launch missile strikes against Syria over suspected chemical attack: The United Kingdom and France are part of the joint operation that is underway, targeting chemical weapon sites in Syria.  
  3. BJP workers clash with Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani’s supporters in Ahmedabad on Ambedkar Jayanti: Narendra Modi said ‘India has a prime minister today because of Ambedkar.’
  4. Mary Kom, Gaurav Solanki win gold in boxing, Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik bag silver: Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event.
  5. Kerala Police book man for post condoning rape and murder of eight-year-old girl in Kathua: ‘Good that she was killed at this age itself, otherwise she would have grown up and come back as a suicide bomber,’ Vishnu Nandakumar, who was sacked by Kotak Bank, had reportedly said.
  6. Many people feared trapped after building collapses in Rajasthan’s Kota: A rescue operation is underway.  
  7. Plagiarism by professor cannot be tolerated, can invite criminal action, says Delhi High Court: A plea was filed by a JNU scholar alleging that a professor of the varsity had plagiarised from 15 different sources in his thesis.  
  8. Farmers dump vegetables outside Mantralaya in Mumbai after being denied permission to set up market: The protestors, who came from Osmanabad in Maharashtra, alleged that civic officials and police officers had demanded bribes from them.  
  9. Tiger found dead in West Bengal’s Lalgarh, officials suspect foul play: The department had been trying to capture and relocate the animal since its presence was first caught on hidden cameras after it strayed into the area.  
  10. Ecuador’s president confirms death of journalists who were allegedly abducted by rebel forces: Javier Ortega, Paul Rivas and their driver Efraín Segarra were kidnapped on March 26 along the Colombian border while on assignment.