A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Alleged videos of police encounter raises doubts about how SIMI men were killed after Bhopal jailbreak: A clip showed the police talking to the escaped prisoners before the shooting, while another appears to show the inmates with their arms raised.
  2. Indian agent among those paid to secure defence deals for Rolls-Royce in 12 countries, say Reports: An investigation by BBC and The Guardian claimed the involvement of Sudhir Choudhrie and his son to secure a contract for Hawk aircraft engines for India.
  3. Reliance Industries faces $1.2-billion penalty in row with ONGC over migrated gas: Mukesh Ambani's RIL is believed to have exploited natural gas that migrated to its KG-D6 block in the Bay of Bengal from the state firm's adjacent asset.
  4. After Mistry allegations, AirAsia says it is probing former executives for irregular expense claims: The former Tata group chairman had said that a forensic investigation of the airlines accounts revealed fraudulent transactions worth Rs 22 crore.
  5. Environment Ministry directs states around NCR to enforce stubble burning ban to reduce air pollution: The department has also summoned the secretaries of the regions to review the situation on November 4.
  6. India and China hold 'constructive' talks about NSG membership: Amandeep Singh Gill told Wang Qun that the implementation of the principles of nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was ‘second to none’.
  7. Indian soldier killed in exchange of fire along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir: The Northern Command said that such ceasefire violations were ‘being retaliated with massive fire assault’.
  8. Former RAW officer Sudhir Shahi will take charge as new ADGP, says CM after Bhopal jailbreak: Four of the eight SIMI members, who were killed in an encounter, had learned bomb making in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh.
  9. GST Network will borrow Rs 800 crore to fund infrastructure costs: The private limited company’s chairperson Navin Kumar said Rs 550 crore would be borrowed as a five-year loan and Rs 250 crore as a working capital loan.
  10. Infrastructure industries grew 5% in September, the highest in three months: The eight core trades from which the percentage is compiled make up nearly 38% of the items included in the Index of Industrial Production.