A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Government has fulfilled promise to veterans by releasing Rs 5,500 crore towards OROP, says Narendra Modi: The prime minister said former governments had failed to act on the One Rank One Pension Scheme.
  2. Two dead in fire at Cuffe Parade residential towers in Mumbai: Around 11 people were rescued after the blaze broke out in Maker Chambers.
  3. With INS Arihant, India can now launch nuclear missiles from air, land and sea: The country's first indigenously built naval ship, commissioned in August this year, is capable of launching nuclear weapons.
  4. Twenty people killed in major fire at Bhubaneshwar hospital: At least 40 patients were present in the dialysis ward where the fire broke out.
  5. Irom Sharmila launches new party People’s Resurgence and Justice Alliance: The activist had ended her 16-year-long fast on August 9 and said that she would contest the state Assembly elections next year.
  6. Priyanka Chopra apologises for refugee T-shirt that drew criticism for being insensitive: The actress said she has always been against labels and that the message on the top was ‘misconstrued’.
  7. UP approves Rs 2,000-crore expansion plan for Samsung plant in Noida, hopes to bring in 2,200 jobs: The South Korean electronic giant plans to double its manufacturing capacity through the project.
  8. Despite protests, CM Siddaramaiah says controversial steel flyover has public support: He said the government will not stop its plan to construct the controversial 6.7km bridge, which involves cutting 812 trees.
  9. The Nobel panel has stopped trying to get Bob Dylan to acknowledge his prize: The academy's permanent secretary said they are not sure if the 75-year-old icon will show up at the December 10 event, but added the ‘honour belongs to him’.
  10. Melania Trump defends husband Donald’s comments in leaked video, says he was ‘egged on’: She called it ‘boy talk’, and added that she didn’t believe allegations of sexual assault made against the Republican presidential candidate.