—— Mahanadi Water Row: Hearing a petition, NGT directs Chhattisgarh government to submit all facts by August 20.
—— Bhubaneswar finds place in the list of 50 smart cities across globe announced by Singapore based Eden Strategy institute.
—— Civil Aviation Ministry rejects the demand to declare Puri Bada Danda as ‘No Fly Zone’ during #RathYatra: Puri SP Sarthak Sarangi.
—— Utkalmani Gopabandhu Das Chair and Research Centre to be set up at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) University.
—— Delhi: Liquor smuggler arrested for selling liquor with fake Defence canteen labels.
—— Jammu & Kashmir: One terrorist killed during an ongoing operation by security forces in Kupwara, weapons and warlike stores recovered.
—— Mizoram tribal refugees in Tripura to return home after two decades.
—— Curfew in north Kashmir town after youth killed in army firing.
—— Section 377 matter: Lawyer Ashok Desai appearing for one of the petitioners told the five-judge SC constitution bench ‘homosexuality is not new to our Indian culture.’
—— Sensex hits record high, Nifty trades over 11,000 mark.
—— Nagarjuna confirms doing ‘Brahmastra’, his first Hindi film in 15 years says it’s impressive.
—— ‘Hichki’ to be screened at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).