ONI Bureau: — Actor Mihir Das, actress Anu Choudhury and former MLA Rama Ranjan Baliarsingh join BJP today.
— Brigadier Laxminarayan Patnaik takes charge as chairman of Odisha Public Services Commission (OPSC).
— Cold wave continues in Odisha with 12 places recording temperature below 10 degrees celsius.
— BJD candidate Kamal Sahoo wins Balasore Zilla Parishad zone-26 bypoll by 4,117 votes, defeats BJP’s Parsuram Parida.
— All the 12 places (7 malls and 5 hotels) raided lack Fire Safety licences in Cuttack.
— Army Wives Welfare Association brings packaged water bottle Sena Jal, being sold at Rs 6 each; the money collected will be used in the welfare of soldiers & war widows.
— Court awards death sentence to Six in 2013 Sonia ‘Honour’ killing case.
— Class 12 student allegedly shoots dead principal of his school in Haryana.
— J&K: Terrorists hurled grenade towards police station in Shopian, which exploded outside the station. No injuries reported.
— India wins Blind Cricket World Cup 2018 by defeating Pakistan in the final at Sharjah.