THE HEADLINES :-
- India takes 298 run lead against England on third day of Second Cricket Test in Vishakhapatnam.
- Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu defeats Korea’s Sung Ji Hyun in semis …later defeats..
- and wins finals of China Open Badminton Championship.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Swachhata Abhiyan has turned into a public movement with the cooperation of citizens.
- Home Minister Rajnath Singh says demonetization of high value currency notes will curb corruption and funding to terrorism.
- Heavy to moderate polling reported for by-election to four Lok Sabha and Eight Assembly seats in six States and one Union Territory.
- Massive combing operation launched in Tinsukia district of Assam after three Army men were martyred in an ambush.
- In Jammu and Kashmir, a terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district.