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The big news: Odd-even scheme will return to Delhi next week, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: The Himachal polls saw a 74% turnout, and the CBI will ask the juvenile accused in the Ryan school murder case to reconstruct the crime scene.

A look at the headlines right now:

  1. As air quality stays ‘severe’, Delhi decides to bring back odd-even scheme from November 13 to 17: Meanwhile, the Punjab CM asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call a meeting of chief ministers to find a solution to the crisis.
  2. Nearly 74% voters turn up on election day in Himachal Pradesh: The Assembly elections featured as many as 338 candidates trying their luck on 68 constituencies.
  3. CBI wants Class 11 student suspect to reconstruct crime scene in Gurugram murder case: While the student has confessed to the crime, the Gurugram police now says it never declared the bus conductor the culprit.
  4. Syrian Army declares victory over Islamic State, captures last urban stronghold: The terror group, however, still controls some villages and desert areas near Albu Kamal.
  5. Insurance regulatory body makes linking of Aadhaar to policies mandatory: The directive has statutory force and insurers have to implement it without waiting for further instructions.
  6. Over 100 people killed in Typhoon Damrey, Vietnam’s 12th major storm this year: It made landfall on Saturday, destroying more than 1.2 lakh houses and 2.5 lakh hectares of farmland.
  7. Supreme Court to hear plea challenging IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as CBI director: The matter will be heard in the top court on November 13.
  8. China can fix the North Korea problem quickly and easily, says US President Donald Trump in Beijing: He blamed the previous administrations for the ‘very unfair’ trade surplus China enjoys with the US.
  9. At least 27 people killed after bus falls into ravine in Pakistan’s Punjab province: The passengers were travelling to Raiwind, near Lahore, to attend an annual congregation of an Islamic missionary movement.
  10. Uber ties up with Nasa to make flying taxis possible, plans to launch services in US, Europe by 2023: The company said it would begin testing such cars in Los Angeles by 2020.
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