A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Delhi court says Shashi Tharoor will be tried for abetting Sunanda Pushkar’s suicide: The Patiala House Court asked Tharoor to appear before it on July 7.
  2. Petrol prices cut by 13 paise, diesel by 9 paise: Fuel rates have dropped for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday.   
  3. Enforcement Directorate questions businessman Raj Kundra in Rs 2,000 crore bitcoin scam, say reports: Amit Bharadwaj, who was accused of duping over 8,000 people of Rs 2,000 crore, was arrested in April.
  4. Supreme Court allows government to provide reservation in promoting SC/ST employees: The order is effective until the constitution bench disposes of the matter   
  5. US President Donald Trump’s former aide Paul Manafort accused of tampering with witnesses: The president’s former campaign manager had allegedly contacted witnesses by phone and encrypted messages to influence their testimony.  
  6. Tamil Nadu to ban use of plastic from 2019: The state government made the announcement on World Environment Day. 
  7. Pilot dies after Indian Air Force fighter jet crashes in Gujarat’s Mundra town: A court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the incident.   
  8. Sixtieth witness in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case turns hostile: The witness, then an officer at a police station in Rajasthan, is now the state’s deputy superintendent of police.   
  9. Goa archbishop says the Constitution is in danger, asks Christians to be politically active: Father Filipe Neri Ferrao claimed that people were being ‘uprooted’ from their homes and lands in the name of development.
  10. Next iOS upgrade will make older iPhones run faster, allow group video chat, says Apple: Apple will make iOS 12 available for users as a software update this autumn, the company said.