A look at the headlines right now:

  1. 15 Pakistani soldiers killed fresh firing across LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, says Army: One person was injured in Abdullian in RS Pura sector, where cross-border firing has been going on since Monday.
  2. Pakistan expelled Indian diplomat as an afterthought, gave no justification, says MEA: The country only made baseless allegations that Surjeet Singh's activities were 'not in keeping with diplomatic norms', said ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup.
  3. Centre sitting on collegium's recommendation for judges' appointments, says SC: The apex court said the courtrooms across the country were being locked out because of lack of judges.
  4. Supreme Court stays bail granted to suspended JD(U) MLA's son Rocky Yadav in Bihar road rage case: The victim's mother had accused the Patna High Court of giving him bail without opening the case.
  5. Surat diamond dealer to give employees 1,260 cars, 400 flats as Diwali bonus: Hare Krishna Exports head Savjibhai Dholakia said it was his company’s aim to ensure all of his workers have a home and a vehicle over the next five years.
  6. Judiciary cannot decide to separate religion from politics, three BJP states tell Supreme Court: The seven-judge bench observed that the court 'cannot give an exhaustive listing of what one can say in political speeches'.
  7. Indian-Americans have raised $10 million for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign: The community is believed to be second-largest source of funds for the Democratic nominee, behind only Israeli-Americans.
  8. Citizen journalists' group covering Islamic State atrocities gets $50,000 award for courage: 'Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently' is the recipient of the 2016 Civil Courage Prize for publicising the terrorists' heinous acts 'at great personal risk'.
  9. Pakistan police detain Imran Khan, arrest party workers ahead of major protest against Nawaz Sharif: The planned sit-in will begin on November 2 to seek the prime minister's resignation in light of corruption allegations.
  10. Twitter is shutting down the Vine app as growth slows and lay-offs mount: The video service said users' content would not be deleted and that they could still download it or access it through the website.