A look at the headlines right now:

  1. NDRF rescues 450 passengers stuck in train near Nalasopara as heavy rain continues in Mumbai and adjoining districts: The Bombay High Court pulled up the Central and Western Railway for stoppage of services due to waterlogging.  
  2. Andhra Pradesh tops ease of doing business rankings for the second time: Telangana, Haryana, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan ranked in the top ten states.  
  3. ‘Constitutional morality has to overtake societal perception’, say petitioners as SC begins hearing arguments against Section 377: Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court that values change as society evolves.  
  4. ‘Institution of Eminence’ status for Jio Institute is conditional, says HRD ministry: Higher Education Secretary R Subrahmanyam said the decision was taken by an expert panel, whose judgement should be trusted.  
  5. All 12 boys and their football coach rescued from cave in Thailand: Four people – a doctor and three Navy SEALS – who entered the cave complex during the rescue mission are still inside.   
  6. Delhi lieutenant governor transfers three IAS officers, AAP accuses him of ‘bossing around: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said Anil Baijal should have consulted the government before making new appointments.   
  7. ‘Don’t come to our country illegally’, says Donald Trump on separation of immigrant families: He also claimed that the Democratic Party wants open borders, and doesn’t mind crime.
  8. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan writes to legislators, urges them to not disrupt Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan writes to legislators, urges them to not disrupt Monsoon Session   
  9. At least 10 people killed in suicide boming in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad: The militant detonated explosives near a petrol pump.   
  10. Madras High Court upholds death penalty of man convicted of raping and murdering 7-year-old girl: S Dhasvanth, a 23-year-old engineering graduate, claimed the trial court judge had erred by finding him guilty on the basis of conjectures.