India tested a new rocket capable of lifting 4.4 tons into orbit, nearly double the payload of the predecessor. This could also launch a nuclear weapon into orbit or to serve as an ICBM (link). Advertisements
Three people were killed in artillery exchanges across the border in the disputed Kashmir region of India (link).
Indian officials claimed Pakistani army posts in Kashmir had been attacked and damaged prevent militants infiltrating from the Pakistani side of the disputed region (link).
Pakistani shelling across the border continued for a second day (link).
Two Indian citizens, a father and daughter, were killed and another dozen injured when Pakistani and Indian forces exchanged small arms and mortar fire across the disputed border (link).