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Here are the LIVE Updates of July 31:

1:40 pm: Punjab government allows reopening of schools for all classes from August 2, with proper protocols to ensure COVID appropriate behaviour.

1:30 pm: Production in India is expected to come fully onstream in September and RDIF expects India to become a major production hub for the Sputnik V vaccine with such companies as Serum Institute of India, the world’s biggest vaccine producers are working to produce the vaccine: RDIF

1:20 pm: "Reports about delay in second component production of SputnikV in India based on anonymous sources are incorrect. Number of Russian Direct Investment Fund partners in India have produced batches&are undergoing verification in Russia," clarifies RDIF on claims of production delay

12:50 pm: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi today. They discussed GST compensation, Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS), and other important matters pertaining to the state: Karnataka CMO

12:37 pm: Special Cell of Delhi Police arrested Lady Don Anuradha, an associate of gangster Kala Jathedi. Cases like murder, abduction, etc. were registered against Anuradha in Rajasthan. She was carrying reward of Rs 10,000 on her head.

12:15 pm: In the last 75 years, India has tried to build a better police service. The infrastructure related to police training has also improved a lot in recent years: PM Modi

12:00 pm: "Rs 1,827.80 crore (15% of the total amount of 'Emergency COVID Response Package') fixed by the Central Government to fight against COVID19 has been sent to the states and UTs," tweets Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

11:25 am: Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts virtually with Indian Police Service (IPS) probationers from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy

11:10 am: Odisha | BMC launches drive as Dengue cases reach 500 in Bhubaneswar There are 2-3 areas of concern where we are holding special drives. We have assigned senior officers to each ward to monitor sanitation drives: Anshuman Rath, BMC Zonal Deputy Commissioner (south east)

11:00 am: Two Pakistani intruders were neutralized at the Indian border in Punjab's Ferozepur district on July 30. A detailed search is in progress: Border Security Force Punjab Frontier

10:40 am: India beat South Africa by 4-3 in Women Hockey Pool A match.

10:20 am: Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai pays floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat CM also visited 'Sadaiv Atal' to pay floral tributes to the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

10:00 am: Madhya Pradesh | Barrack wall of Bhind jail collapsed; 22 inmates injured This jail is around 150 years old. Barrack 6 was completely destroyed after its wall collapsed. 22 critically injured inmates rescued & sent to hospital. No casualty reported: Manoj Kumar Singh, SP Bhind

9:30 am: The highway is closed since last night. One vehicle parked on road was also damaged after being hit by boulders. There is a long vehicle queue on NH3 & traffic is being diverted through alternate route via Kataula: Shalini Agnihotri, Superintendent of Police, Mandi 

9:20 am: Delhi: I am meeting Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today regarding the Goods & Services Tax (GST) refund for last year and this year also, says Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai

9:10 am: "Pretty shortly," said Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on being asked when the Cabinet expansion will take place

9:00 am: Jammu & Kashmir | National Investigation Agency conducting raids at 14 places including Jammu, Ramban, and Kashmir in connection with the arrest of LeM top commander Hidayatullah Malik and recovery of a 5kg IED in Jammu: Sources

8:45 am: Himachal Pradesh | Chandigarh-Manali National Highway 3 blocked due to landslide near Pandoh area of Mandi district; restoration work underway: Mandi Police

8:30 am: Two unidentified terrorists were neutralized. Search operation underway: Kashmir Zone Police The exact location of the encounter is between Namibian & Marsar, general area of Dachigam forest, Kashmir Zone Police said

8:20 am: Kamalpreet Kaur finishes with a throw of 64.00m and she has qualified for women's discus throw final

8:00 am: J&K | Encounter has started at Nagberan-Tarsar forest area of Pulwama. Police and security forces are on the job. More Details awaited: Kashmir Zone Police

7:53 am: Boxing, Men's Flyweight (48-52kg) Preliminaries - Round of 16: India boxer Amit Panghal (file pic) loses to Colombia's Yuberjen Martinez 4-1

7:45 am: Archery, Men's Individual 1/8 Eliminations: Atanu Das loses to Takaharu Furukawa 6-4

7:30 am: Tamil Nadu: More than 10 youths have come together to teach the children of sanitation workers who can't afford smartphones for online education, in Subramaniapuram area of Madurai

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan