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Dr Paul expert committee had said that due to cold & festive season, cases (per day) can spike up to 12,000-14,000 but right now it’s around 4000 so situation is contained

– Delhi Health Minister

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 struck near Gangtok in Sikkim at 12:06 pm: National Centre for Seismology

Reports ANI

Suicide bombing at Kabul education centre kills 24, students among the victimsMost of the victims were students aged between 15 and 26, according to the health ministry. Fifty-seven were injured in the attack, the interior ministry said.A Taliban spokesman on Twitter denied responsibility for the attack, which came at a sensitive time as teams representing the insurgents and the government meet in Qatar to seek a peace deal.Delhi: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn and Meghnad being set up in the national capital

Delhi: Effigies of Ravan, Kumbhakarn and Meghnad being set up in the national capital's Shastri Park. #Vijayadashami https://t.co/xQp0v4QT3O

— ANI (@ANI) 1603615063000Punjab: 3 people injured after a garment-dyeing factory building in Ludhiana

Punjab: 3 people injured after a garment-dyeing factory building in Ludhiana's Geeta Colony collapsed, due to explo… https://t.co/eNhwnh54rq

— ANI (@ANI) 1603614274000There is no need for us to visit Hoshiarpur rape case victim’s family as police investigation is on. Police are in action. The accused has also been arrested. But, in case of Hathras incident, no police investigation was being done

– Punjab CM on Nirmala Sitharaman’s remark

MP by-polls: 18 pc candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves, says report

Out of 355 candidates contesting in Madhya Pradesh bypolls, 63 (18 per cent) have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by-poll rights group Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Brazil soars to China’s No. 3 crude oil supplier in September

Brazil jumped to China’s third-biggest crude oil supplier in September, import data showed on Sunday, as China’s independent refiners scooped up cheap supplies of the South American exporter’s relatively high quality oil.

Airlines to operate 13,000 flights per week during wintersIndian airlines have already achieved over 55% of pre-COVID capacity with the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approving 12,983 domestic departures for the winter schedule starting today. According to the official data, Indian airlines operated 23,307 departures a week during the winter schedule last year.Odisha reports 1,633 new COVID-19 cases, taking tally to over 2.81 lakh

Death toll rises to 1,245 with 16 more fatalities, reports PTI.

Uttarakhand: Portals of Badrinath Temple to be closed for the winter season, on 19th NovemberIndia records a new Milestone

#IndiaFightsCorona #Unite2FightCorona India records a new Milestone: Recovery Rate touches 90.00%. 62,077 have re… https://t.co/8QFefGK0zm

— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) 1603607895000IRDAI proposes changes in insurance advertisement regulations

In a bid to protect consumers, regulator IRDAI has proposed to prohibit insurers from issuing advertisements that make claims which are beyond reasonable expectations of performance.

Presently the active cases comprise merely 8.50% of the total positive cases of the country standing at 6,68,154

Ministry of Health

Madhya Pradesh: Rahul Lodhi joins BJP in presence of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh: Rahul Lodhi joins BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party), in presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan… https://t.co/CTK0gJC7Lc

— ANI (@ANI) 1603607802000Pompeo, Esper to push Trump’s anti-China message in India

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper will meet their Indian counterparts for strategic and security talks on Tuesday, after which Pompeo will travel on to Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Indonesia. All of them are contending with a tug-of-war between Washington and Beijing that has intensified as Trump seeks to paint Biden as weak on China.

Govt to seek Par nod for Rs 37K cr infra push in 2nd supplementary demands for grantThe government will seek Parliament’s approval for Rs 37,000-crore additional spending on infrastructure development in the second batch of supplementary demands for grant.Earlier this month, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had announced additional budget of Rs 25,000 crore as capital expenditure (capex) on roads, defence, water supply, urban development and domestically produced capital equipment.Madhya Pradesh: Congress MLA Rahul Lodhi tenders his resignation to Protem Speaker Rameshwar SharmaOn 31st October, we lost former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. I respectfully offer tributes to her

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat

Pulwama in Kashmir is playing an important role in educating the entire country; the Kashmir Valley meets almost 90% demand for Pencil Slats, timber casings; in Pulwama, Oukhoo is known as the ‘Pencil Village’

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat

During festivals, do remember lockdown times when we got to know those close associates of society without whom our lives would have been very difficult

– PM Modi

PM Modi in Mann ki Baat address says world taking note of India’s products, cites example of rising popularity of KhadiWe must remember soldiers protecting our borders while celebrating festivals, light a ‘diya’ for them in your homes

– PM Modi

This time, amid the enthusiasm of festival, when you go shopping make sure to remember your resolve of ‘vocal for local.’ When purchasing goods from market give priority to local products

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi during Mann Ki Baat

Festival of Ramleela has been restricted to some extent; earlier during Navratri, the notes of Garba of Gujarat would reverberate all over…this time all grand events have been curtailed

– PM Modi

Keeping aside caste, creed, class & religion, people are contesting Bihar Elections now on the issue of unemployment

– RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav

The crowd at our rallies show that people are not just angry with Nitish Kumar but they hate him now, this is the level of their angst

– RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav

Delhi: Air quality further dips in the national capital

Particulate Matter 2.5 at 323 (very poor category) near Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 3), as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates a road constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Sikkim

West Bengal: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates a road constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) i… https://t.co/kkOoJQ28zt

— ANI (@ANI) 1603602485000441 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 4.35 lakh crore

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above. Of the 1,661 such projects, 441 reported cost overruns and 539 time escalation.

Mexico reports 6,025 new coronavirus cases, 431 more deathsPM Modi to address nation through ‘Mann Ki Baat’ todayMizoram to shut reopened schools due to rising number of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

The schools, that were reopened for the students of the two classes on October 16, besides hostels, will remain closed from Monday as the state will observe ‘COVID-19 no tolerance fortnight’, Education Minister Lalchhandama Ralte said.

Telangana recorded 978 new COVID19 cases, 1,446 recoveries and 4 deathsTotal cases to 2,31,252 including 2,10,480 recoveries1,307 deaths 19,465 active casesWith 50,129 new COVID19 infections, India’s total cases surge to 78,64,811With 578 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,18,534Total active cases are 6,68,154 after a decrease of 12,526 in last 24 hrsTotal cured cases are 70,78,123 with 62,077 new discharges in last 24 hrsIndia wants that the Indo-China border tension should end & peace should be preserved. Also, I am confident that our army will not let anyone take even an inch of our land

– Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna War Memorial in Darjeeling

PM Modi extends his greetings to the people of the country on Dussehra

सभी देशवासियों को विजयादशमी की ढेर सारी शुभकामनाएं। बुराई पर अच्छाई और असत्य पर सत्य की जीत का यह महापर्व हर किसी… https://t.co/ApUqPkMxA9

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1603596709000Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) conducted a raid in Maharashtra’s Andheri, last night and arrested four persons: NCB

Reports ANI

18 new COVID-19 cases reported from Andaman and NicobarTrump had offered me post of Secretary of State: Nikki Haley

Popular Indian-American Republican politician Nikki Haley has revealed that Donald Trump, soon after winning the November 2016 US presidential election, had offered her the position of Secretary of State which she politely refused.

Nation accepted Ram temple construction verdict of Supreme Court with patience and understanding

– Mohan Bhagwat

Second VVIP aircraft Air India One arrivesSecond VVIP aircraft Air India One that will be used for President, Vice President & PM arrived at Delhi Airport from US yesterday.
It is equipped with an advance communication system which allows availing audio & video communication function at mid-air without being hacked.Delhi Air Quality

Delhi: Air Quality Index is at 422 in Bawana, 423 in Mundka and 416 in Jahangirpuri; all three in 'severe' category… https://t.co/qmaStBAdWd

— ANI (@ANI) 1603587184000White House: Top Pence aide tests positive for coronavirusDeeply value friendship with India

– Joe Biden

India Covid recoveries

In a significant achievement, India's total recoveries have crossed the landmark milestone of 70 lakhs. The top 4 s… https://t.co/gmZOWMtOPZ

— ANI (@ANI) 1603592116000Colombia has become the eighth country to hit 1 million confirmed coronavirus casesAiling Samsung Electronics chief Lee Kun-Hee diesSouth Korea’s Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee died on Sunday, Samsung said. He died with his family, including Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, by his side, the conglomerate said.
Lee, who was 78, helped grow his father Lee Byung-chull’s noodle trading business into South Korea’s biggest conglomerate. His death came more than six years after he was hospitalised for heart attack.Assam: An idol of Goddess Durga using expired medicines

Assam: Sanjib Basak, an artist from Dhubri has made an idol of Goddess Durga by using expired medicines. He says,… https://t.co/ABQ2uKfELr

— ANI (@ANI) 1603581826000Poland President Andrzej Duda tests positive for CovidUS sees record Covid-19 numbers for second day straightThe United States saw a record high number of new daily Covid-19 cases for the second day in a row on Saturday, figures from Johns Hopkins University showed, as warnings grew over its spread.
The country reported 88,973 new infections between 8:30 pm Friday and 8:30 pm Saturday, the figures showed, substantially above the previous day’s 79,963.
A total of 8,568,625 cases have been reported in the United States with 224,751 deaths, the highest in the world in absolute terms.PM Modi to address nation through ‘Mann Ki Baat’ todayUN: Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into forceThe United Nations has confirmed that 50 countries have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons, triggering its entry into force in 90 days, a move hailed by anti-nuclear activists but strongly opposed by the United States and the other major nuclear powers.
As of Friday, the treaty had 49 signatories, and the United Nations said the 50th ratification from Honduras had been received.Potters in Hauz Rani in Delhi say business suffering due to pandemic

Delhi: Potters in Hauz Rani say their business is suffering due to the COVID19 pandemic. Babita, a potter says,"Cu… https://t.co/9n6qdGDWIo

— ANI (@ANI) 1603572490000Trump has stopped providing ‘billion dollars’ to Pakistan as it harbours terrorists

– Nikki Haley

Mexico reports 6,025 new coronavirus cases, 431 more deaths

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