A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Hillary Clinton says ‘the sky is the limit’ while accepting Democratic presidential nomination: t the final day of the party convention, the former secretary of state said rival Donald Trump was sowing fear and divisiveness.
  2. Delhiites asked to stay away from Gurgaon after massive traffic jam leaves people stranded for hours: Heavy rain caused waterlogging at the Hero Honda chowk and a subsequent pile-up on the Expressway, leading the police to send out warnings to commuters.
  3. Roads submerged, citizens stranded in Bengaluru after two days of incessant rain: Mayor Manjunath Reddy has asked the civic body to conduct inspections while fire and emergency service personnel rescued several residents.
  4. Indonesia has not executed the Indian drug convict, says Sushma Swaraj: Gurdip Singh's wife said that the External Affairs Ministry has assured them that they are doing their best to save him.
  5. Bank strike across country today, more than 8 lakh public sector staff join protest: The agitation against the proposed merger of SBI and its associated banks will affect everyday services such as deposits, withdrawals and cheque clearance.
  6. Congress hints at possible consensus on GST Bill after Arun Jaitley meets party leadership: However, other Opposition parties cried neglect and have accused the BJP and the Congress of striking their own deal.
  7. 'Justice will not be delayed', says Uttar Pradesh government after Dalit couple was hacked to death: Samajwadi Party leader Gaurav Bhatia also asked Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party not to politicise the issue.
  8. Eight baby rhinos rescued from Kaziranga National Park as Assam flood situation remains grim: The rehabilitation team has also saved around 50 hog deer. Meanwhile, the toll climbed up to 20 in the state.
  9. 'Court' director Chaitanya Tamhane named member of Venice Film Festival jury: Tamhane will be part of the Horizons section, which is headed by French director Robert Guédiguian and dedicated to cutting-edge films.
  10. Sushma Swaraj to lead Indian delegation at Mother Teresa's canonisation: The Nobel Laureate is among five people who will be declared saints by Pope Francis at the ceremony in Rome on September 4.