July 31, 2020: Top headlines of the day

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India’s COVID-19 recovery rate improves, actor Rhea Chakraborty responds to the allegations against her and more, in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:

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India's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 64.54%, says Health Minister

The total number of cases across the country now stands at 16,38,870," Dr Harsh Vardhan said at the Group of Ministers (GoM) meeting. Read More

LG rejects Delhi govt's decision to allow hotels and weekly markets

On Thursday, the Arvind Kejriwal government decided to allow hotels to reopen in the city. Read More

Suspension of international flights extended till Aug 31

This restriction will not apply to international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA. Read More

Yahoo Movies Review: ‘Shakuntala Devi’

Vidya Balan shines in the biopic of the enigmatic mathematician. VIDEO

At least 21 dead across 3 districts in Punjab after drinking spurious liquor

The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night, an official statement said. Read More

How reliable are the Russian and American COVID-19 vaccines?

It has been reported that Russia might be the first country in the world to approve a COVID-19 vaccine as early as August. Read More

Virat Kohli in trouble for endorsing online gambling platform

An advocate from Chennai has filed a plea in Madras High Court seeking a ban on online gambling, and arrest & prosecution of all running such sites, and famous personalities endorsing them. Read More

WATCH - ‘I believe I will get justice’: Rhea Chakraborty

Rhea Chakraborty has issued a statement regarding the Sushant Singh Rajput investigation. Saying that she believes she will get justice, Rhea said, "I have immense faith in God and the judiciary and I believe I will get justice." WATCH

‘Tendulkar could not be ruthless like Sehwag’

India’s 1983 World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev, during an interview with former cricketer WV Raman, talked about the advice he gave to master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and the ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’ Virender Sehwag during their playing days. Here’s what he told the modern day greats

Long-pending, revolutionary changes in Indian education system are here

The New Educational Policy was introduced on 29th July 2020, which brought with itself a host of much-awaited reforms. Read More

The Friday Fun Quiz

Here’s a fun quiz to keep you occupied and entertained as we head into the long weekend. Read More

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