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  • The Madras High Court has appointed a nine-member committee to settle more than Rs.761 crore dues of about nine lakh investors who had deposited money with Tamil Nadu-based Disc Assets Lead India Limited for purchase of plots over 10 years ago.




  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has handed over the probe into the killing of an RSS worker in Ludhiana to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). In a tweet, the Punjab Chief Minister said, on the request of RSS, he has ordered the transfer of the case to NIA for better coordination between central agencies and Punjab police.



  • Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has handed over the probe into the killing of an RSS worker in Ludhiana to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). In a tweet, the Punjab Chief Minister said, on the request of RSS, he has ordered the transfer of the case to NIA for better coordination between central agencies and Punjab police.



  • The ongoing strike by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) employees, who are demanding a pay hike, entered the third day today even as talks held among stakeholders failed to break the deadlock. Talks held between Transport Minister Diwakar Raote, MSRTC officials and union representatives failed to arrive at a negotiated settlement to end the strike.




  • In Punjab, Golden Temple is decorated with colourful lights on the occassion of Diwali today.Divotees from country and abroad started visiting Golden Temple to pay obeisance from early morning and took holly dip in the srovar.




  • In Uttar Pradesh, Diwali Celebrations are in full force across the state.Houses are seen adorned with decorative lights and garlands.




  • Religious fervour has gripped West Bengal with simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations today.A light spell of rain failed to dampen the spirits as devotees geared up for double celebrations this year, with Diwali and Kali Puja falling on the same day.



  • Odisha governor S C Jamir was admitted to a private hospital in Bhuwanshwar after he complained of chest pain in the morning. The Doctor treating him said Mr.




  • The well-marked low pressure area in west-central Bay of Bengal has finally intensified into a depression.Under its impact, peripheral of the system of the cyclonic formation has already started giving heavy rains and thundershowers over several parts of Odisha and has dampened the Diwali celebrations in the State.




  • In West Bengal, a fire broke out at 15th floor of LIC building which is situated at Jawaharlal Nehru Road near new market in Kolkata this morning. The fire spread rapidly through the floor in which the LIC office is located.




  • Eleven people have been booked in Chandigarh for allegedly bursting crackers in violation of a court directive that crackers could be burnt only on Diwali evening. Police said, it has registered cases against 11 unidentified persons in different parts of the city for bursting crackers last night.




  • Bihar Cabinet has approved a hike in the dearness allowance payable to state government employees, pensioners and family pensioners. Principal Secretary of cabinet secretariat department Brajesh Mehrotra told reporters that the DA payable to those getting salary or pension as per revised pay scale has been raised from four per cent to five per cent, with effect from July 1 this year.




  • Maharashtra government has released the sum of 4,000 crore rupees under the first phase of the over 34,000 crore rupees farm loan waiver scheme. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that in the first phase the disbursal will cover more than 8 lakh farmers.




  • Bhartiya Janata Party and Congress have released the list of candidates for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections scheduled on 9th of next month. BJP has announced candidates for all of 68 constituencies, while Congress has released names of candidates for 59 assembly seats.




  • Delhiites gear up today to celebrate Cracker less and pollution free Diwali. The Supreme Court had temporarily banned the sale of firecrackers in the national capital region till 31 October to control air pollution during Diwali in the city.



  • At least nine persons, including two minors were killed and sixteen others seriously injured in three separate massive explosions at firecracker units in Odisha yesterday. In Bahabalpur village of Balasore district, seven persons were charred to death in a massive blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit inside a house.




  • Delhi Metro services will be available till 10 PM today on the occasion of Diwali. The last Metro train service will start at 10 in the night from terminal stations of all Metro Lines including Airport Express Line.




  • The Lahore High Court has extended the house arrest of Mumbai terror attacks mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah Chief Hafiz Saeed for another 30 days. A court official said, the Punjab Judicial Review Board granted the extension after listening to the arguments of the government's law officer.



  • New Zealand is to get its youngest-ever female Prime Minister after a minority party threw its support behind Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, who took over the left-wing party only three months ago. Winston Peters, the leader of the anti-immigration NZ First party, announced in a live TV broadcast that he would support Ardern in a coalition government, after September's election returned a hung parliament.



  • In Syria, at least 16 civilians, including several children, have been killed in air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets in Deir Ezzor province. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, the civilians were killed as they tried to cross the Euphrates river near the town of Abu Kamal.


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