New Delhi, Oct 29: Get all the national and international news updates of the day:
11:00 pm: BSF has decided not to exchange sweets with Pakistan rangers at Wagah Border on Diwali to protest ceasefire violation.
10:50 pm: Fire broke out in plastic waste godown Sultanpuri in Delhi, fire has now been doused
10:25 pm: Four Pak posts destroyed in massive fire assault by Indian troops in Keran Sector, heavy casualties inflicted: Army.
10:20 pm: Fire broke out in a printing press godown at D.P. Wadi, Ghodapdeo Byculla in Mumbai, fire
9:30 pm: Will take up immolation of Indian-origin bus driver in Brisbane with Aussie govt: Sushma Swaraj
9:00 pm: Kali puja being celebrated in Delhi today
8:30 pm: Under Modi govt army conducted strikes & we welcomed it, but now we are continuously witnessing ceasefire violation: Randeep Surjewala.
8:00 pm: Fire broke out at firecracker shop in Bhatinda
7:45 pm: Bombay HC quashes FIR as youths accused of outraging modesty of two girls agree to do social service.
7:25 pm: India defeat New Zealand by 190 runs in the final ODI to win the series 3-2.
6:45 pm: Air India Yangon-Gaya flight had to land in Kolkata due to sudden closure of runway at Gaya.
6:30 pm: Defence personnel to get disability pension under old formula: Government.
6:10 pm: Farhat, close aide of SP leader Munawwar Saleem, arrested in connection with espionage racke, sent to 10 day police custody by Delhi court.
5.55 pm: We feel safe as our soldiers are standing on borders to tackle every situation, we are proud of them: Jitendra Singh, MoS Home.
5.37 pm: Pak PM Nawaz Sharif takes back Ministry of Info from Pervaiz Rashid until probe of leaked story published in DAWN is not completed: Pak Media.
5.20 pm: Indian NSA Ajit Doval and Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi to meet next week, India's entry into NSG and boundary talk on agenda.
4.52 pm: Blind children celebrate Diwali by singing traditional songs in Mumbai.
4.08 pm: Former PM Indira Gandhi's martyrdom day programme on 31st Oct 2016 will not be held at Shakti Sthal this year as it is closed due to bird flu.
3.45 pm: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keran sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara, one woman injured.
3.17 pm: Tributes being paid to soldier Mandeep Singh who lost his life in an encounter near LoC in Machil sector (J&K).
3:03 pm: Srinagar: Parents protest against shutdown of schools in Kashmir valley, say want hartal to end.
2:30 pm: Maharashtra: 150 stalls, 30 vehicles gutted in fire in Aurangabad's cracker market; no casualty.
2:10 pm: Maharashtra: Fire breaks out in a printing press in Bhiwandi, 8 fire tenders at the spot.
2:02 pm: Maoists call for bandh on Nov 3 in five states protesting Oct 24 encounter in Malkangiri.
1:42 pm: Hyderabad: Fire breaks out at a car accessories shop in Punjagutta area, 5 fire tenders at the spot trying to douse the flames
1:38 pm: It's time to unite & take strict action against Pak & their spies in our country: Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur on ceasefire violations.
1:30 pm: 2 Indian women injured in cross firing in Keran sector during Indo-Pak cross firing.
1:20 pm: Indian High Commisiion staffer in Pakistan, Surjeet Singh, who was declared Persona Non Grata by Pak departs for India.
1:00 pm: Complaint field against Bindi Yadav, father of Rocky Yadav at Patna airport police station for allegedly mishandling Gaya police.
12.40 pm: Bihar Govt announces Rs 11 lakh compensation to family of BSF head constable Jitendra Singh who was killed in RS Pura ceasefire violation.
12.24 pm: Fire breaks out in a firecrackers market in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district. 10 fire tenders at the spot.
12.20 pm: I join 125 cr Indians in conveying best wishes to Indian army on Diwali where dharma wins over adharma: Venkaiah Naidu.
12.00 pm: Kupwara (J&K): Ceasefire violations by Pakistan in Machil sector
11.42 am: Rahul Gandhi writes to PM, requests him to ensure soldiers get their due whether it is regarding compensation, disability pension or parity with civil employees. OROP must be implemented in meaningful way to satisfy our ex-servicemen.
11.30 am: The man arrested has been identified as Farhat who is the personal assistant to SP leader Munawwar Salim. He is accused of passing on documents relating to the Ministry of External Affairs to the Pakistan High Commission staffer, Mehmood Akthar.
11.23 am: We salute the valour and sacrifice of our jawans. Pakistan must be taught a lesson: Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat.
11.17 am: One person close to SP leader Munawwar Saleem has been detained by the Delhi Crime Branch in connection with the Espionage case.
11.05 am: CM Harish Rawat pays tribute to soldier Rifleman Sandeep S Rawat who lost his life while foiling infiltration bid in Kupwara (J&K).
11.00 am: Aditya Sachdeva road rage case: Rocky Yadav surrenders before Gaya district Court (Bihar).
10.46 am: Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow sees festive rush as people throng the markets for Diwali.
10.40 am: I'm always of the view that the human rights of soldiers should enjoy precedence over human rights of anybody else: Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO.
10:20 pm: Ernakulam: Kerala police arrests a 36-yr old teacher for allegedly molesting a 16-yr old boy. Case registered. Police record sttement of victim.
10:05 pm: Dehradun: Family mourns the death of soldier Rifleman Sandeep Singh Rawat who lost his life while foiling infiltration bid in Kupwara (J&K).
9:45 pm: Bihar: Mortal remains of BSF Head Constable Jitendra Kumar Singh brought to Raxual, now enroute to his native village.
9:30 pm: Rajasthan: 5 dead after getting electrocuted by a high tension wire in Jaipur, last night.
9:19 am: One BSF jawan killed in Machil sector during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Kupwara district of J&K.
8:52 am: IED blast reported in Thangal Bazar, Imphal. No casualties reported, investigations underway.
8:40 am: This murder has been done deliberately to show that Pakistanis can go to any extent: DS Grewal, Lt. Col Retd.
8:35 am: Pak did something similar in Kargil. Unfortunate we didn't rake this issue at UN: PKSehgal, Defence exp of terrorist mutilate soldier's body.
Had we done that,perhaps Pakistan would have been more cautious. Now it's time we raise this issue at UN & Human Right commission: PK Sehgal
Had we done that,perhaps Pakistan would have been more cautious. Now it's time we raise this issue at UN & Human Right commission: PK Sehgal— ANI (@ANI_news) October 29, 2016
8:15 am: Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal asks partymen to contest forthcoming assembly elections on the development plank.
8:00 am: J&k: Terrorists mutilate Indian soldier's body, Army promises 'appropriate response'.
7:52 am: Pak violated ceasefire in RS Pura, Kathua sector of Jammu and Kashmir. No casualties: BSF