3:14 pm: All four including Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in Journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati murder case, by CBI Spl Court in Panchkula. Sentence to be pronounced on January 17.
3:02 pm: Former CBI Chief Alok Verma refuses to take charge as DG, Fire Services. A statement says “natural justice was scuttled and the entire process was turned upside down in ensuring that the undersigned is removed from the post of the Director.”
12:24 pm: India’s Moon mission Chandrayaan-2 is planned for middle of April: ISRO chairman K Sivan.