A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Banks across country will exchange old notes only for senior citizens on November 19: Indian Banking Association president Rajiv Rishi said the banks will operate during normal hours.
  2. Islamabad says it drove Indian submarine away from its waters, Delhi denies it: The Pakistani Navy also said it had footage and photographs to bolster its claim.
  3. India reduce England to 103/5 after posting 455 at the end of Day 2 of second Test: Ravichandran Ashwin and Jayant Yadav frustrated the visitors with the bat and ball on a Visakhapatnam wicket that offered plenty of turn.
  4. SC refuses to accept the Centre’s decision to reject 43 judicial recommendations by the collegium: The bench has sent the names of the judges, who were to be appointed to various high courts, back to the government for reconsideration.
  5. British teen who died of cancer cryogenically frozen so she can be cured, ‘woken up’ centuries later: After the 14-year-old appealed to the court, her mother, who agreed with her decision, was given the sole right to decide what could be done with her body.
  6. Wind up Kingfisher Airlines as it has failed to pay its dues, says Karnataka High Court: The ruling came after the beleaguered company failed to pay Rs 35 crore to UK-based aircraft parts supplier Aerotron.
  7. Indian Navy inducts four underwater sensor systems developed by the DRDO: They are expected to help boost the force’s surveillance capability.
  8. 70-year-old man dies while queuing at a bank in Uttar Pradesh: News of deaths since the demonetisation process was announced has led to an outcry in Parliament.
  9. SC rejects Centre’s plea to have every petition against demonetisation stayed: The bench said the fact that so many petitions had been filed against the move showed that there was a serious problem with it.
  10. Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Happy birthday, Mr President’ dress fetches record $4.8 million at auction: The last dress that drew as much money was also one made famous by the actor – the white gown in ‘The Seven Year Itch’.