Union Cabinet approves increase in carpet area of MIG houses eligible for interest subsidy under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana; Gives nod for creation of Anti-profiteering Authority to ensure GST benefits are passed on to consumers.

Centre removes restrictions on export of pulses.

Ban on construction activities and restrictions on entry of trucks into Delhi-NCR lifted following improvement in air quality; Parking rates also restored to normal.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urges journalists to adopt accuracy, fairness and objectivity; Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani emphasizes the need to eliminate increasing incidents of fake news.

Sensex surges 346 points to reclaim the 33,000-mark.