1. Naveen Patnaik’s BJD sweeps civic polls in Orissa

2. Snapdeal to buy mobile recharge service Freecharge

3. France declassifies Rwanda genocide documents

4. India’s aviation safety ranking upgraded by US regulator

5. Axis Bank cuts base rate by 20 basis points to 9.95%

6. Amitabh Bachchan, Prince Karim Aga Khan awarded Padma Vibhushan

7. Govt extends AFSPA in Arunachal Pradesh