A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of IAF crashed after taking off from Jodhpur airbase for Uttarlai.
A commanding officer, a policeman and 2 militants killed in a gun battle at Mindora village of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
The BSE Sensex resumed higher at 29,451.65 and rose further to lifetime high of 29,618.59 before ending at all-time closing high of 29,571.04, showing a gain of 292.20 points or one per cent.
The CNX 50-share Nifty also gained 74.90 points, or 0.85 per cent, to hit all-time closing high of 8,910.50 after hitting historic high of 8,925.05.
The Indian rupee today ended marginally higher against the American currency at 61.41 amid volatile trading on the back of a higher dollar overseas.
Gold prices fell by Rs 100 to Rs 28,300 per 10 grams at the bullion market today amid weak trend overseas and slowdown in buying by jewellers at prevailing levels. Silver also remained under pressure and fell by Rs 635 to Rs 39,400 per kg on lack of buying support from industrial users and coin makers.