- CJI Ranjan Gogoi excused himself from hearing petition for interim Director, CBI
- Shivakumara Swami of Sidaganga Mutt passes away at the age of 111
- Govt accepted volunteer retirement of Addl Commissioner Pune
- Sanjay Sudhir appointed as Indian Ambassador to Maldives
- BJP will not stabilize the Congress-JDU govt, B S Yeddyurappa
The 1994 batch IAS officer of Orissa cadre, Santosh Kumar Sarangi, Joint Secretary in the Dept of Commerce will continue the additional charge as Chairman, APEDA.