A look at the headlines right now:

  1. RBI directs banks to remain open this weekend for public to exchange Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes: All banks and ATMs were closed on Wednesday following the Centre's announcement of its decision to scrap currency of these denominations.
  2. We owe him an open mind, Hillary Clinton says, conceding US presidential election to Donald Trump: Trump went over the requisite 270 mark after winning Wisconsin, his 27th of 29 states.  
  3. Indian-Americans win three seats in United States Congress polls: Kamala Harris was elected to the Senate, while Pramila Jayapal and Raja Krishnamoorthi won seats in the House of Representatives, all as Democratic candidates.
  4. Sensex recovers from 7-year low, but ends 338.61 points down after Donald Trump's victory: The BSE index had crashed by more than 1,600 points in morning trade, following cues from an overnight demonetisation announcement and a looming Trump win.
  5. Experts say Delhi’s air quality is better after almost a week: The improvement was attributed to a rise in wind speed from western regions instead of north-western ones, where stubble burning is heavily practised.
  6. Two LeT militants, one soldier killed in separate incidents of firing in Kashmir: External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said India had lodged a protest with a Pakistani envoy regarding the ceasefire violations by the country.
  7. Joe Root, Moeen Ali propel England to 311/4 on Day 1 of first Test: India was made to toil after taking three wickets in the first session.
  8. Rescue team finds body of one Kannada actor who drowned while filming: A case of culpable homicide had been filed against the producer, stunt director and filmmaker in connection with the deaths of Uday and Anil.
  9. After demonetisation move, toll tax across all National Highways suspended till November 11, says Nitin Gadkari: Congress supported the decision, but called for minimum inconvenience for public.
  10. ‘No possibility’ of nuclear deal being revoked by Donald Trump, says Iran President Hassan Rouhani: He said the agreement was approved by a UN Security Council resolution and no single government had the power to change it.