Stock markets trading firm; Sensex gains over 70 points in afternoon trade.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a high level meeting on law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir; Appeals for peace and calm in the valley.
- Three Pakistani intruders killed in an encounter with Security forces along Indo-Pak border in Punjab.
- US says Afghanistan-Pakistan border region continues to be safe haven for many terrorist groups.
- Ahead of permanent court of Arbitration ruling on South China Sea case, Beijing says it will not recognise the decision.