New Malda DM: The EC has cleared the name of SJDA CEO, Mr Sharad Dwivedi, for appointment as the new district magistrate of Malda.
Collapse:  A woman was killed and another injured when the second-floor verandah of a housing complex for security guards collapsed at Alipore jail.
Market up: Stock market indices zoomed and the rupee traded stronger at a five-week high following exit poll  results giving edge to  the BJP.     
Growth forecast: Moody’s sees India’s GDP growth staying “weak” at 5.5 per cent next fiscal and expects challenges for corporates to continue in 2014.  
Hosting rights: India has been awarded the right to host the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup by the game&’s governing body.