A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Narendra Modi's reference to Balochistan proves India is 'fomenting terrorism' there, says Islamabad: Congress leader Kapil Sibal termed the PM's focus on such 'vague matters' unnecessary. Salman Khurshid said the mention may ruin Delhi's case on PoK.
  2. Hundreds mourn murdered imam and assistant in New York, police question suspect in custody: Investigators said they found a gun and clothes they believe he wore during the attack when his house was searched.
  3. PV Sindhu cruises into women's badminton singles quarter-finals of Rio Olympics: The 21-year-old Indian beat Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-ying 21-13 21-15 in the round of 16.
  4. Mulayam Singh Yadav supports brother Shivpal Yadav against son Akhilesh in ongoing tussle: Terming the Cabinet minister a good man whose opinions should be heeded, the SP chief threatened, ‘If I stand up, this government will feel the heat’.
  5. Petrol prices reduced by Re 1 a litre, diesel by Rs 2: The price was last cut by Rs 1.42 a litre for petrol and by Rs 2.01 per litre for diesel on August 1.
  6. Bengaluru police file sedition case against Amnesty International for event about Kashmir: The advocacy group was booked under several sections of the IPC, including unlawful assembly and promoting enmity, based on a complaint by the ABVP.
  7. Kidambi Srikanth enters quarter-finals of badminton men's singles: The Indian World No. 11 beat the fifth-ranked Jan Jorgensen of Denmark.
  8. Relatives of Una victims injured in mob attack after trying to leave Dalit rally: The family was on the highway when a crowd set upon their car near Samter village, which has been rocked by violent protests for the past two days.
  9. Seven low-intensity blasts reported from Assam and Manipur on Independence Day: While no casualties were reported from Assam’s Tinsukia and Charaido districts, five people were reported injured in Imphal.
  10. Guns cannot resolve issues, whether they belong to the terrorists or us, says Mehbooba Mufti: The chief minister blamed the country's leadership over the years for the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir.