A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Militants kill soldier and mutilate his body in Kashmir's Kupwara district, says Indian Army: The Northern Command said that one of the militants was also killed in the exchange of fire while the others fled to PoK with the help of Pakistani Army.
  2. News about the Nobel Prize left me speechless, says Bob Dylan: The songwriter said he would definitely attend the Nobel gala in Stockholm on December 10, 'if it’s at all possible'.
  3. Police make third arrest in connection with espionage row, visa agent held in Jodhpur: Shoaib, who was detained in Jodhpur first, was entrusted with the job of collecting vital information about army installations on India’s western border.
  4. Pakistan denies BSF statement, says none of its soldiers killed along LoC: Inter-Services Public Relations said that such claims were being made to divert the attention from the unrest in Kashmir.
  5. Yet to receive invitation from Samajwadi Party, says Nitish Kumar: The ruling party in UP reportedly plans to forge an anti-BJP alliance with Janata Parivar parties for the upcoming state elections.
  6. NGT issues temporary stay on Bengaluru’s steel flyover, asks for report on environmental impact: The panel filed an interim injunction on its construction for four weeks.
  7. Delhi-Noida Direct flyway will be toll-free until further orders, rules Supreme Court: The Bench said either the CAG or an independent auditor will examine accounts of the company to ascertain whether the profit recovered was adequate.
  8. Tata Steel’s Canadian arm announces Rs 875-crore mining partnership with Quebec government: The company said the investment showed the regional administration’s ‘co-operation in supporting sustainable development’.
  9. Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh will damage border stability, our ties with India, says China: On Thursday, India had approved the state's invitation to the Tibetan leader for a visit in March 2017.
  10. At least eight dead in Vadodara firecracker store blaze: Several were injured and are undergoing treatment at a local hospital.