A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan election results delayed, Imran Khan’s party leads in preliminary count: Technical difficulties are causing the unprecedented delay in results, the Election Commission said.  
  2. DMK wants Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Tamil Nadu deputy CM to quit over air ambulance row: MK Stalin questioned how a defence helicopter can be provided for use by a private individual.  
  3. Donald Trump, EU agree to boost trade, ‘resolve’ tariffs on steel, aluminium: The bloc said it was ready import more American soya beans and natural gas.
  4. Three sisters, aged two to eight, die of starvation in Delhi’s Mandavalli area: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the matter.
  5. Delivery of VVPAT machines for 2019 Lok Sabha polls delayed, says Election Commission: The poll panel said that all 16.15 lakh paper trail machines will be produced and delivered by the end of November.  
  6. UK court declines Vijay Mallya’s plea to appeal against order on recovery of dues: A High Court of Justice order in May had upheld another court’s ruling allowing 13 Indian banks to recover over Rs 10,000 crore from the liquor baron.  
  7. New born’s body found abandoned inside AirAsia flight lavatory, suspect held in New Delhi: The airline said a doctor had confirmed that the baby was delivered on board the flight from Guwahati.  
  8. Don’t take action against those excluded from draft citizens register, Centre tells Assam: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said his government would provide security to all Indian citizens. 
  9. Indian student killed in Australia after visiting woman he met through dating app, accused arrested: Maulin Rathod’s friends in Melbourne are now trying to raise money to have his body returned to India.  
  10. Evidence of underground lake of liquid water found on Mars: A spacecraft has detected a 20-km wide reservoir about 1.5 km beneath the ice on the Martian South Pole.