1. 5 killed in Florida airport shooting, gunman identified as Iraq war veteran
The attack was the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States in recent year. Read more.
2. In poll times, demonetization, surgical strikes hold sway over BJP meet
Party’s political resolution says govt reserves every right to respond to threats in “appropriate and out-of-the-box” manner. Read more.
3. Akhilesh freezes SP’s bank accounts
This measure completes the isolation of his father, and uncle Shivpal Yadav, in the ongoing battle for political supremacy. Read more.
4. When Om Puri stood in front of a camera, he filled up the screen, writes Anupam Kher
His work will be textbook material for many Indian actors, for generations to come. Read more.
5. Sachin Tendulkar fan attempts 100-hour batting record
Mukund Gawde, a die-hard follower of Tendulkar who has decided to bat at the renowned Shivaji Park maidan in Mumbai for 100 straight hours to pay tribute to his idol’s record of 100 international centuries across all formats. Read more.