A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan is reaching out to Indians against New Delhi’s Kashmir policies, says Sartaj Aziz: Islamabad has set up a new committee to frame a ‘doable and sustainable’ strategy on the dispute, the foreign affairs advisor to Nawaz Sharif said.
  2. All public banks and some private banks will waive debit card service charges this year: Protests over demonetisation stalled Parliament proceedings for the fifth consecutive day.
  3. Donald Trump selects South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley as US Ambassador to the United Nations: The president-elect also reportedly changed his stance on climate change and investigating Hillary Clinton.
  4. Swiss banks to share information about Indian account holders from 2019: While Switzerland will adhere to the global standards when it will start collecting data from 2018, India vowed to maintain its confidentiality.
  5. GST Council meeting postponed to December 2-3: State and central officers will meet on November 25 to finalise the three draft legislations – central GST, integrated GST and a law on compensation for states.
  6. Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh resigns from Lok Sabha: The senior leader had said that his party would not participate in Wednesday’s special Assembly session called to discuss the dispute.
  7. Demonetisation brings back the feudal landlord system, says Mamata Banerjee: The West Bengal chief minister accused the Centre of turning a blind eye towards the inconveniences the public has been facing since the move was implemented.
  8. Football legend Maradona to visit Nagaland in December, play an exhibition match: Local sports department officials said they had invited the Argentinian World Cup winner to motivate players in the state.
  9. West Bengal CID arrests eight for selling more than 25 newborns in three years: While male babies reportedly fetched around Rs 2 lakh each, the female ones were sold for half the price and fair-skinned infants were the most sought-after.
  10. Six Maoists killed by CRPF in an encounter at Jharkand’s Latehar: Firearms were found at the spot where the gunbattle took place between the CoBRA battalion and the rebels.