A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Eight SIMI members who escaped Bhopal jail killed in encounter at Eintkhedi village: The militants had fled after murdering a prison guard.
  2. Smog blankets Delhi, several other cities as air quality worsens post Diwali: Mumbai fared better than the Capital in terms of particulate matter in the air, but Ahmedabad was affected just as much by the celebrations.
  3. There is a need to reduce burden on judiciary, says Narendra Modi on Delhi High Court's 50th anniversary: Chief Justice of India TS Thakur said the justice system had a 'mammoth task' of keeping pace with the barrage of cases that are filed every day.
  4. Two gunmen open fire inside school in Pakistan's Bahawalnagar city: Students were evacuated from the institute, and police have reportedly surrounded the premises.
  5. Bangladesh: Police identify several attackers after mob vandalises Hindu temples and houses: The crime was allegedly triggered by a Facebook post that hurt religious sentiments of the Muslim community.
  6. Narendra Modi takes up Indian bus driver's killing in Brisbane with Australian prime minister: Malcolm Turnbull expressed shock over Manmeet Alisher being burnt alive behind his vehicle's steering wheel, and assured his Indian counterpart of an inquiry.
  7. Pakistan to free National Geographic's iconic 'Afghan girl' on bail: Sharbat Bibi, whose photograph by Steve McCurry made her internationally renowned, was arrested for possessing Pakistani and Afghan ID cards.
  8. Six people injured during Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Janata Darbar event: Witnesses said a section of the crowd, at the event in the CM's ancestral village of Saifai, rushed towards him creating a 'stampede-like' situation.
  9. FBI accused of breaking law by announcing fresh inquiry against Hillary Clinton days before election: The agency had alerted the Congress it was investigating the Democratic candidate's private email server case just 11 days before the presidential polls.
  10. Runway maintenance to affect operations at Mumbai's international airport for several days: Officials said runways will be shut for five hours, starting today, on November 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 and 28 resulting in around 2,100 flight cancellations.