A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Businesses with turnover up to Rs 1.5 crore can now file returns quarterly, says GST Council: Several small and medium enterprises and exporters had approached the committee with the issues they faced, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
  2. INS Trishul thwarts pirate attack on an Indian cargo ship in Gulf of Aden, says Navy: MV Jag Amar was targeted around noon while it was headed to Jubail in Saudi Arabia.
  3. VK Sasikala out on parole as Tamil Nadu BJP demands inquiry into her husband’s organ transplant: The Supreme Court has asked the Election Commission to decide by November 10 which AIADMK faction will get the party’s two leaves symbol.
  4. Supreme Court website will display collegium’s resolutions on judicial appointments: The move is seen as an effort to make the system of appointing judges more transparent.
  5. Yashwant Sinha says lack of employment will be a major factor in the 2019 election: The BJP leader said the government had not responded to any of his criticisms, but he was happy that the issues flagged by him were being debated.
  6. International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize 2017: Ican has achieved a treaty-based prohibition of nuclear weapons through international agreements, the committee said.
  7. Tesla’s Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico’s power infrastructure with solar energy: Electrcity supply has yet to be restored in most parts of the island, weeks after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria.
  8. NCW finds sexual harassment rampant on BHU campus: The acting chief of the panel said GC Tripathi, who was the university’s vice chancellor during the unrest, did not help control the situation.
  9. Centre identifies 5,800 shell firms that allegedly laundered crores of rupees after demonetisation: The government received data from 13 banks on the transactions these companies made after the note ban.
  10. Police summon 45 Dera members over Panchkula violence after Ram Rahim’s conviction: At least 30 people had died and more than 250 were injured in the violence after the conviction Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on August 25.