A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Ahead of impending arrest, Nawaz Sharif claims he is surrendering for the future of Pakistan: A 16-member team has been formed to arrest the former PM and his daughter Maryam Nawaz after they arrive in Pakistan and shift them to a jail in Rawalpindi.
  2. Donald Trump says Theresa May’s Brexit plans will impact trade ties: Thousands of people are planning to protest against the United States president and his policies.
  3. Hima Das wins gold in U-20 women’s 400 metres, becomes India’s first world track medallist: Das became the first Indian to win a track medal at any global meet and the second gold medallist at the U-20 Worlds after Neeraj Chopra.
  4. College student dies after jumping off building during safety drill in Coimbatore: A clip of the incident shows a trainer nudging the student to jump off the ledge of the second floor into a safety net below.
  5. Mehbooba Mufti warns BJP against dividing her Peoples Democratic Party: The former chief minister said attempts by the central government to divide her party will lead to increased trouble in the Valley.
  6. Union minister Jayant Sinha challenges Rahul Gandhi to debate on Ramgarh lynching case: Sinha has faced criticism for garlanding eight men convicted of attacking and lynching a cattle trader in Jharkhand last year.
  7. CM Kumaraswamy announces additional farm loan waiver of Rs 10,700 crore in Karnataka: The state has increased the initial Rs 34,000-crore waiver after coming under pressure from farmers and its alliance partner, the Congress.
  8. India issues demarche notice to UK against a campaign for referendum on Khalistan: The British High Commission condemned the plans for the event.
  9. Archaeological Survey of India lifts ban on photography at protected monuments: But it will continue to banned at the Taj Mahal, the Ajanta caves and Leh Palace in Jammu and Kashmir.
  10. Judiciary should focus on constitutional, not societal morality, says Justice Ranjan Gogoi: The Supreme Court judge delivered the third Ramnath Goenka memorial lecture in New Delhi on Thursday.