A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Mammoth queues outside banks as people try to deposit demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes: The Centre said that new Rs 1,000 notes will be introduced in the next few months.
  2. Thousands protest against Donald Trump’s win; shooting outside Seattle rally leaves five injured: The local police said two people are in serious condition, and that the incident was not related to the demonstration.
  3. Ishaat Hussain replaces Cyrus Mistry at Tata Consultancy Services as interim chairperson: Tata Sons also issued a statement accusing Mistry of betraying the company’s trust.
  4. India has the third-largest cigarette packet warnings in the world, finds report: The Canadian Cancer Society’s last list had ranked the country at 136th, but the Centre’s new order on bigger pictorial deterrents was implemented in April.
  5. Trade, technology and bullet trains on PM Narendra Modi’s Japan visit agenda: The two countries are expected to sign a civil nuclear cooperation agreement that will enable United States-based atomic firms to set up plants in India.
  6. Army foils infiltration bid, kills one militant in Baramulla: Officials said they spotted a group of militants over 100 km north of Srinagar. An AK-47 was found during the search operation that is still under way.
  7. ‘Gladiator-type’ jallikattu cannot be permitted, Supreme Court tells Centre: The apex court said the traditional bull-taming sport involved cruelty to animals, and it was ‘our constitutional obligation’ to show compassion.
  8. At least 7 killed, more than 59 injured after a tram gets derailed in Croydon town: The police are investigating whether the driver dozed off behind the wheel or the tram was travelling at a high speed while negotiating a sharp bend.
  9. Rupee hits two-month high against dollar, Sensex rises by more than 400 points in early trade: Gold and silver prices also rose as markets dealt with the twin impacts of Donald Trump’s election victory and the government’s demonetisation drive.
  10. Families of protestors killed in the Assam Agitation will get Rs 5 lakh each, says state government: A memorial will also be erected in Guwahati to showcase the contributions of the movement’s leaders.