A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Wrestler Narsingh Yadav receives four-year doping ban from the Court of Arbitration for Sport: The court upheld the appeal filed by the World Anti-Doping Agency against the clean chit awarded to the Indian, which means he will miss the Olympics.
  2. PV Sindhu guaranteed an Olympic medal after crushing world No. 6 Nozomi Okuhara in semis: The 21-year-old Indian won the match 21-19 21-10 and will play world No. 1 Carolina Marin in the final.
  3. We used 13 lakh pellets in 32 days in Kashmir, CRPF informs high court: Between July 8 and August 11, the paramilitary force also used 8,650 tear-smoke shells and 14 types of 'less lethal and non-lethal' munitions.
  4. Ambulance driver in Kashmir pumped with pellets while transporting protest victim: The CRPF officials concerned have been suspended, and the man is in hospital.
  5. Uber launches Dial an Uber service for India in strategic move after China exit: The ride-hailing company also introduced a feature allowing users of the app to book a taxi for people in other locations.
  6. Narendra Modi ‘crossed red line’ by bringing up Balochistan on Independence Day, says Pakistan: Islamabad claimed that the Indian prime minister had violated a UN Charter by talking about the Pakistani province.
  7. At least 7 killed in suspected Kurdish attacks in southeast Turkey: Policemen and other security personnel accounted for most of the casualties in the bomb blasts.
  8. ACB 'free to interrogate, question and arrest', says Delhi women's panel chief after raids in office: Swati Maliwal took to Twitter to deny allegations of 'nepotism and favouritism' levelled against her by a former head of the Delhi Commission for Women.
  9. Gujarat to verify ‘gau rakshaks’, give them identification cards: The state said it will prepare a dossier on them, soon after Haryana had said it will issue them ID cards.
  10. US medical team to examine ex-LTTE fighters after claims they were injected with poison in rehab: The Tamil National Alliance alleged that 104 such fighters died because of the shots, but the Sri Lankan government said they were 'false allegations'.