ONI Bureau: — EC announces schedule for by-elections to Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in West Bengal and Rajasthan; no announcement for Bijepur by-poll.
— Rape attempt at Sambalpur Hospital: Agreement with Security Agency cancelled.
— Police IG Amitabh Thakur sustains injuries; admitted to SCB Medical College & Hospital Cuttack.
— Central Committee of Maoists condemns surrender of Jampanna before police.
— J&K: Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch’s Khari Karmara. 3 terrorists arrested with weapons and grenades in Baramulla’s Kunzar.
— Earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hits Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag area.
— Chhattisgarh extortion case: Special CBI court grants bail to journalist Vinod Verma.
— Kabul: ISIS claims blasts at Afghan Shi’ite Centre, News Agency that killed 41 and wounded 48.
— 65th State Athletics Championship begins in Cuttack today.