A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Three Army personnel, nine civilians killed in firing by Indian Army, claims Pakistan: The DGMOs of the two countries discussed ‘ceasefire violations’ and civilian and military casualties caused by it.
  2. Eight arrested from Mumbai for illegally selling psychotropic drug to customers in US, UK: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials seized 16 lakh tablets valued at Rs 57 lakh and four vehicles, including an Audi and Range Rover, during raids.
  3. Former Tata Group executives refute ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry’s claims: While FC Kohli said there was never any plan to sell TCS, B Muthuraman said Mistry’s comments about the Corus acquisition were ‘speculative and biased’.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  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. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Navjot Kaur Sidhu, Pargat Singh to join Congress on November 28: The leaders had met in Delhi earlier in the day, according to state party in-charge Asha Kumari.
  10. 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.