A look at the headlines right now.

  1. India and China have seen their history progress along river banks, says PM Modi in Wuhan: The prime minister is on a two-day tour of China to meet President Xi Jinping. 
  2. Lawyers did not obstruct police from filing chargesheet in Kathua case, Bar Council of India tells SC: An investigative committee set up by the bar council said that the Kathua lawyers’ demand for a CBI inquiry appeared to be justifiable.   
  3. Ola cab driver’s friend allegedly rapes woman passenger in Greater Noida: Police have filed a case against the driver and his friend, but have not arrested them yet.   
  4. In Peru, archaeologists find remains of 15th-century mass child sacrifice – possibly the largest ever: More than 140 children and around 200 llamas were found buried near the Pacific coast, National Geographic reported.  
  5. Rahul Gandhi releases Congress’ manifesto for Karnataka, says it is ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of people: He claimed his party has fulfilled 95% of the promises it had made in the previous polls.   
  6. Kim Jong-un walks into South Korea for historic peace summit, meets President Moon Jae-in: Kim is the first North Korean leader to enter the south since the end of the Korean War in 1953.  
  7. Indu Malhotra takes oath as Supreme Court judge amid controversy over Centre’s blocking of KM Joseph: Former Chief Justice RM Lodha joins opposition to Centre’s blocking of KM Joseph’s promotion, says report.   
  8. Centre asks Supreme Court for two-week extension to frame Cauvery water sharing scheme: The top court had asked the central government to file a draft before the next hearing on May 3.  
  9. Move to scrap work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders will hurt economy, warn US legislators: Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal said the Trump administration’s move also discriminates against women as they hold the most number of such permits. 
  10. HC dismisses convict Nalini Sriharan’s plea for early release in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: She is serving a life sentence, and has completed over 25 years in prison.