A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Sakshi Malik creates history, wins bronze medal in women's freestyle 58 kg wrestling at Rio Olympics: The 23-year-old became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal.
  2. Digvijay Singh calls Jammu and Kashmir 'India-occupied Kashmir', clarifies after reporter's questioning: The senior Congress leader spoke about the need to 'create confidence in India-occupied Kashmir', before saying that the entire state was an integral part of the country.
  3. Machli, Ranthambore's most famous tigress, dies at the age of 20: The Lady of the Lakes is believed to be the world's most photographed big cat.
  4. VK Singh tried to prevent me from getting promoted, says Chief of Army Staff Dalbir Singh: In an affidavit to the Supreme Court, he accused the Minister of State for External Affairs of 'malafide intent' and trying to 'arbitrarily punish him'.
  5. Suspended DMK MLAs stage sit-in protest, demand entry into party chamber in Assembly: The Speaker refused to withdraw the order barring the legislators despite requests by the party's allies, the Congress and Indian Union Muslim League.
  6. IAF's South Sudan evacuation operation was magnificent, says US Air Force secretary ahead of India trip: Deborah Lee James is scheduled to visit India later this month and will discuss the possibility of the two countries jointly producing aircraft and components.
  7. VHP and Bajrang Dal activists beat BJP worker to death, allegedly for transporting cows in Karnataka: Udupi Superintendent of Police KP Balakrishna said 17 people have been arrested in connection with the case.
  8. Congress says FIR against Amnesty alleging sedition is baseless, law being used recklessly: Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi reportedly spoke to Karnataka unit chief Digvijaya Singh about the issue, but has not made a statement yet.
  9. Uttar Pradesh Cabinet passes proposal allowing ex-chief ministers to live in government bungalows: The amendment will now need to go through the Assembly. The Supreme Court had disallowed such an arrangement earlier this month.
  10. At least three people killed and 40 injured in car bomb blast outside police station in Turkey: The local police said the site of the attack also served as barracks for the force.