A look at the headlines right now:

  1. One child killed, 32 Indian peacekeepers injured in an explosion in Congo: A United Nations official said the personnel were on their morning run when the explosion occurred.
  2. Delhi University, JNU professors booked for murder of tribal villager in Chhattisgarh's Sukma: The victim's wife alleged that Maoists killed her husband after he complained that the accused were inciting villagers to act against the police.
  3. US markets surge after FBI clears Hillary Clinton in email server case: Dow Jones, S&P 500 Index and NASDAQ Composite closed more than 2% higher, the dollar gained 1% against the pound and oil prices went up by more than 1%.
  4. UN Security Council stuck in 'time warp and politics' over banning Masood Azhar, says India: The council had blacklisted the Jaish-e-Mohammed chief but several UN members including China had stalled sanctions against him.
  5. BCCI seeks Supreme Court intervention for funds to host Test match series with England: The apex court-appointed Lodha panel had barred the Board of Control for Cricket in India from releasing any money to state bodies.
  6. Delhi pollution: NGT seeks data that shows sprinkling water through cranes reduces smog: The tribunal said 'known factors', such as fire crackers burnt during Diwali and crop burning, could have been avoided.
  7. Defence Ministry clears new policy for blacklisting arms contractors for wrongdoings: Ministry officials said the new rules aimed at being stricter with companies without affecting the modernisation process.
  8. SoftBank reports $555-million loss in Indian investments, Ola and Snapdeal to be affected: In its six monthly report, the Japanese telecom giant said it had suffered losses from financial instruments during the current financial year till September.
  9. I was removed from the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet for checking illegal work, says Shivpal Yadav: The senior Samajwadi Party leader said he was sacked because he protested against 'those doing illegal work and land grabbing'.
  10. India asks UK to extradite Vijay Mallya, Christian Michel and 55 others: Reports said the request to extradite the former liquor baron had also featured in talks between the two countries’ prime ministers.