Black day for reds: The Home Ministry said the CPI-Maoists would observe Thursday as “Black Day” and may resort to acts of violence by targeting security forces and government properties.     pti
I-Day honours: Officers who led probe in AgustaWestland helicopter scam, Adarsh Housing scam, CPI-M leader Ajit Sarkar’s murder case are among 20 CBI officials who have won police medals for meritorious service. pti
I-Day security: A tight security blanket was thrown across the country on Wednesday to thwart any terror strike. Personnel from Delhi police and paramilitary forces have been deployed in and around Delhi.    pti
Indo-China meet: India and China held their first official dialogue on Central Asia on Wednesday, focussing on their “very similar” approaches in the strategically important region  on varous matters.     pti
2G case: A Delhi court adjourned till 26 August the additional spectrum case with the counsel appearing for Bharti Cellular CMD and Essar Group promoter informing it the matter is listed for hearing before SC.     PTI
Telangana row: The listed discussion on the food security Bill was stalled in the Lok Sabha again  by TDP members protesting against the Telangana decision and calling for “justice for Andhra Pradesh”.    SNS
Threat calls: In the backdrop of threatening calls to TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao and a letter warning that he would be killed in ten days, police have registered a case and are trying to trace the caller.    PTI
6 get life term: A local court sentenced six persons to life in the case relating to the murder of a history-sheeter six years ago. Nine persons had allegedly tied Muthu to a post and beaten him to death in 2007.     PTI
Amarnath yatra: The ongoing pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalaya remained suspended for the second consecutive day due to continued downpour in the Valley.     PTI
Tirupati bus routes: State bus services on the routes leading to the Lord Venkateswara shrine near Tirupati was resumed on Wednesday after talks between the temple management and union
leaders.    pti
Lokayukta report: The Delhi HC has sought the Lokayukta’s report which had recommended the censure of CM Sheila Dikshit for misrepresenting facts in the run-up to 2008 Assembly polls.     pti