A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Urjit Patel appointed new RBI governor: He succeeds Raghuram Rajan as the 24th head of the Reserve Bank of India and will hold the post for the next three years.
  2. PV Sindhu to get Rs 1 crore from the Telangana government after clinching Olympics silver: The 21-year-old shuttler will also receive a BMW, and Rs 50 lakh each from the Badminton Association of India and the Madhya Pradesh government.
  3. High alert in Gurdaspur and Pathankot districts after security agencies intercept call from Pakistan: Callers were heard talking about movement of suspects in a truck, police said, and BSF and army personnel carried out combing operations.
  4. Mobile services partially restored in Kashmir as curfew continues for 43rd day: Valley residents with suspicious transactions will be investigated, the NIA said, adding that a probe into funding of 'unlawful activities' was 'overdue'.
  5. 550 litres of country liquor seized in Bihar's Khajurwani ward after Gopalganj hooch tragedy: Authorities are looking to impose a collective fine on the residents of the region, who are believed to be behind the preparation of the alcohol.
  6. Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 3-crore award for shuttler PV Sindhu for Olympics silver win: The 21-year-old Hyderabad resident will also get a house measuring 1,000 sq yards as well as a job with the state government.
  7. Narendra Modi's suit enters Guinness Book of Records as 'most expensive clothing' sold at an auction: A Gujarat-based businessman bought the garment for around Rs 4.3 crore in a bid in February, and the money was used to fund the drive to clean River Ganga.
  8. West Bengal Congress faces flak for tweeting contentious comment Rajiv Gandhi made after 1984 riots: The unit deleted the post within 10 minutes, but the quote spread rapidly across the micro-blogging platform.
  9. Suspended DMK MLAs hold mock Assembly session after being refused entry to party's office: While Opposition leader MK Stalin said they were forced to take this step, deputy DMK leader Duraimurugan clarified that it was not aimed at ridiculing anyone.
  10. Curbs on ferrying patients at night in Kashmir after ambulance driver was shot: Health officials have been directed to treat patients at rural centres instead of risking the journey to Srinagar.