A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Delhi IAS officers association says bureaucrats are ready to hold talks with CM Arvind Kejriwal: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was hospitalised while Satyendar Jain’s condition is stable. 
  2. Centre committed to meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.3% for current financial year, says Piyush Goyal: In an apparent dig at the Congress, the finance minister said the government would not sacrifice micro-economic stability and good governance.  
  3. CBSE to continue conducting national teacher test in 20 languages, clarifies Prakash Javadekar: His statement followed reports of the education board scrapping 17 language options and limiting candidates to Hindi, English and Sanskrit.  
  4. Assam Police arrest five more suspects in Karbi Anglong lynching case, total number up to 36: Those held on Monday have been identified as Raikom Timung, Mensing Kro, Robin Mech, Bikram Hanse and Protap Kro.  
  5. Enforcement Directorate files chargesheet against Vijay Mallya, two firms for money laundering: The agency was expected to move a special court to declare the businessman a fugitive under the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance.
  6. Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing of plea against Centre’s plan to monitor social media users: A vacation bench of the top court asked the Trinamool Congress MLA to either approach a High Court or wait till the vacation is over.  
  7. 52 pro-Assad foreign fighters killed in airstrikes in Syria, says war monitor: The United States-led coalition battling the Islamic State refuted the Syrian state media’s accusation that it had bombed the village of al-Hari.  
  8. Heavy rain likely in parts of Goa, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Konkan region, says Met department: The weather agency also predicted thunderstorm and squalls in parts of Chandigarh, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.  
  9. Chinese envoy pitches for India, China and Pakistan trilateral summit: Luo Zhaohui said Beijing would like to negotiate a bilateral trade agreement with New Delhi.
  10. US First Lady Melania Trump calls for end to migrant families being separated at US border: Children separated from parents trying to enter the US illegally are reportedly being held in warehouses and ‘cages’.