A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Maharashtra enforces plastic ban from Saturday, first-time offenders will be fined Rs 5,000: Those who are unable or unwilling to pay the fine will have to face court proceedings.  
  2. Seychelles President Danny Faure arrives in Gujarat for six-day visit to India: His visit comes days after the Seychellois government called off a joint project with New Delhi to develop a naval base in one of its islands.
  3. US President Donald Trump threatens to impose 20% auto tariff in retaliation to European Union curbs: In May, his administration had initiated an inquiry to ascertain if the automobile imports were a national security threat.  
  4. Vatican replaces Kerala cardinal as head of archdiocese amid allegations about illegal land sale: Cardinal George Alencherry has been accused of approving the sale of land owned by the Ernakulam archdiocese below market value. 
  5. US indefinitely suspends two military exercises with South Korea after Singapore summit: Pentagon said the decision was taken to support the implementation of the outcomes of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un earlier in June.  
  6. National Conference calls for dissolution of J&K Assembly during all-party meet with governor: The PDP was not in favour, while the BJP remained silent on the matter, one of the leaders present at the meeting said.  
  7. Major oil-producing nations agree to raise production from July: Oil prices had gone up after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut output in late 2016.  
  8. Mutilated body of 6-year-old girl found in Gwalior, autopsy confirms rape: The police said the suspect was captured on CCTV footage recorded at a wedding venue, where the girl had gone along with her family. 
  9. Aadhaar law does not allow use of biometric data for crime investigation, says UIDAI: The National Crime Records Bureau chief had suggested the use of Aadhaar data to help with investigations.  
  10. Woman dies after alleged stalker stabs her in a shopping plaza in Greater Noida: The 25-year-old man who stabbed her tried to stab himself too when the police arrived at the scene of the crime.