** Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, jump in Ease of doing Business ranking of India is a matter of pride.
** Voting concludes peacefully for by-polls to three Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies in Karnataka.
** Scrutiny of nominations held today for second and final phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly elections; Monday is last day of withdrawal.
** President Ram Nath Kovind stresses on quality higher education in the country.
** India and Zimbabwe sign six agreements in various fields including Mining and Visa waver.
** And, in Tennis: Karen Khachanov enters the final of Paris Masters; Roger Federer to clash with Novak Djokovic in other semi-final.