A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Abhinav Bindra misses out on medal at Olympics after finishing fourth in 10m air rifle final: The 33-year-old, who was the oldest man in the grid, finished with a total score of 163.8.
  2. Lok Sabha ratifies GST Bill with amendments made by Rajya Sabha: The amendments were passed unanimously.
  3. Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, breakaway faction of Pakistan Taliban, claims Quetta attack: Around 70 people have reportedly died in the blast at a government hospital.
  4. J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets Rajnath Singh as curfew continues in Valley for 31st day: The toll rose to 55 on Monday, and the Opposition brought up the issue in Rajya Sabha.
  5. Sensex ends 104 points up, Nifty closes above 8,700 ahead of RBI policy review: Asian markets were also up after a US report on stronger employment numbers. 
  6. Seven dead after helicopter crashes in Nepal: Among the deceased was a new-born who was travelling with his mother and grandparents to Kathmandu for medical treatment.
  7. HC asks Uttar Pradesh government to file report on handing over Bulandshahr gangrapes case to CBI: The Allahabad High Court, which took suo moto cognisance of the case, has given the state till August 10 to respond.
  8. Allahabad school manager arrested after banning national anthem: Local administration said orders to seal the school were also issued because it has reportedly been running without clearance from authorities.
  9. Former BSP leader Swami Prasad Maurya joins BJP in Uttar Pradesh: The four-time MLA and state's ex-leader of Opposition said he was impressed with Narendra Modi's work 'to empower the weaker sections’.
  10. Logistics firm GoJavas temporarily suspends operations, reports Livemint: The Gurgaon-based company, which is partially owned by Snapdeal, cited a technical problem that has led to services being down for almost a week.