Praveen Rana replaces dope tainted wrestler Narsingh Yadav in 74 kg freestyle category for Rio Olympics.
- Centre and states agree to keep GST rates lower than the current level of taxes; states to be compensated for the loss of revenue for five years.
- Centre approves 1,600 crore rupees for Jammu and Kashmir under skill development initiative ‘Himayat’.
- Flood situation worsens in Assam; alert issued in four districts of Bihar bordering Nepal.
- Nation observes the first death anniversary of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam today.
- US says it has no position in China’s dispute with South East Asian countries on South China Sea.