A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Mob lynches man on suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan’s Alwar district: Police said villagers in Ramgarh allegedly attacked two men while they were transporting cattle to Haryana.  
  2. Narendra Modi government wins no-trust vote in Lok Sabha after 12-hour debate: Meanwhile, France, referring to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s statements about the Rafale deal in Lok Sabha, said India is bound to protect classified details.  
  3. Facebook suspends US data analytics firm amid concerns of policy violations: Facebook said it has not yet found any evidence that Crimson Hexagon obtained data improperly.
  4. Flexi fare system in premium trains reduced occupancy, increased revenue, shows CAG report: A Comptroller and Auditor General report for year ending March 2017 showed that Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto trains have carried 6.75 lakh fewer travellers.
  5. Former Dainik Bhaskar Group employee booked for allegedly abetting editor’s suicide, say police: The police said Kalpesh Yagnik had sent them a letter claiming that a sacked employee had threatened to implicate him in false cases.  
  6. US court sentences 21 people to up to 20 years in prison in India-based fake call centre scam: The accused had set up call centres in India to defraud Americans or legal immigrants by threatening them with arrest for alleged unpaid dues to the government.  
  7. Donald Trump’s former lawyer secretly recorded discussion on payment to model, says NYT: The president’s personal lawyer confirmed that the recording took place in September 2016 and that no campaign funding was involved in the discussion.  
  8. Goa Police book Mangueshi temple priest for allegedly molesting a woman: The woman alleged that the incident took place in June, but she e-mailed her complaint to police on Thursday.
  9. United States rescuers retrieve 17 bodies after boat capsizes in a Missouri lake: Fourteen of the 31 people on board the vessel survived.
  10. Disney fires James Gunn from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ franchise over decade-old offensive tweets: Actors Dave Bautista and David Dastmalchian have defended the filmmaker on social media.