22:27 PM IST: Updates to this live blog have ended.

21:11 PM IST: Japanese astrophysicist Masatoshi Koshiba, a co-winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in physics for confirming the existence of elementary particles called neutrinos, has died. He was 94.

20:08 PM IST: Microsoft said it has detected attempts by state-backed Russian and North Korean hackers to steal valuable data from leading pharmaceutical companies and vaccine researchers.

18:01 PM IST: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a tweet, said: "This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders." This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders. pic.twitter.com/UAKqPLvKR8— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 13, 2020

17:29 PM IST: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the construction of Ram Temple possible even during the pandemic. We are thankful to him for fulfilling Ayodhya's dream: CM Yogi Adityanath pic.twitter.com/dsgFfN2T4w— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 13, 2020

16:36 PM IST: Two Army jawans, one Border Security Force (BSF) official, and three civilians have been killed while one civilian is reported critical in Pakistan shelling across the Line of Control in north Kashmir

15:53 PM IST: A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan has been killed in firing by Pakistan along the Line of Control in J&K's Baramulla

14:47 PM IST: A joint meeting of the NDA legislature party will be held on Sunday where Nitish Kumar will be elected as its leader. This was decided at a meeting of the leaders of the four NDA constituents in Bihar--the JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) at the residence of Chief Minister Kumar on Friday. "The meeting will start at 12:30 pm on November 15," chief minister-elect Nitish Kumar told reporters. Despite the BJP emerging as the largest party in the ruling alliance with 74 seats, 31 more than the JD(U), the top leadership of the saffron party, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has emphatically endorsed Kumar as the next chief minister.

14:03 PM IST: Covid-19 test mandatory for people coming to Lucknow from other states on Diwali

13:05 PM IST: Pakistani troops opened fire in three sectors along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

12:44 PM IST: CM Ashok Gehlot demands special status for Rajasthan under National AYUSH Mission

12:17 PM IST: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that pollution level increases in the national capital during October-November. He said coronavirus cases in the capital city are rising due to the pollution.

11:46 AM IST: World Health Organisation is establishing the WHO Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India, to strengthen the research on traditional medicines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Ayurveda Day. PM Narendra Modi has also inaugurated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions at Jaipur and Jamnagar via video conferencing.

11:32 AM IST: Frothing in Yamuna: DPCC seals two polluting units, orders closure of 15 others

11:10 AM IST: Actor Arjun Rampal reaches Mumbai NCB office in SSR drug probe case

10:17 AM IST: NDA leaders to meet at Nitish Kumar's residence at 12 pm

Breaking News Nov 13

New Delhi | November 13, 2020 22:30 IST

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Japan Nobel laureate Koshiba who found neutrinos dies at 94

Japanese astrophysicist Masatoshi Koshiba, a co-winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in physics for confirming the existence of elementary particles called neutrinos, has died. He was 94.

Posted by Snigdha Choudhury
Russian, North Korean hackers target vaccine work: Microsoft

Microsoft said it has detected attempts by state-backed Russian and North Korean hackers to steal valuable data from leading pharmaceutical companies and vaccine researchers.

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Posted by Nayanika Sengupta
Exports dip 5.12% in October to $24.89 billion; trade deficit narrows to $8.77 billion: Govt data
Posted by Nayanika Sengupta
This Diwali, light a Diya?as a salute to soldiers who fearlessly?protect our nation: PM Modi tweets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a tweet, said: "This Diwali, let us also light a Diya as a #Salute2Soldiers who fearlessly protect our nation. Words can’t do justice to the sense of gratitude we have for our soldiers for their exemplary courage. We are also grateful to the families of those on the borders."

Posted by Nayanika Sengupta
PM Modi made construction of Ram Temple possible even during pandemic: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Posted by Nayanika Sengupta
J&K: 2 Army jawans, one BSF personnel, 3 civilians killed in Pak shelling across LoC in north Kashmir

Two Army jawans, one Border Security Force (BSF) official, and three civilians have been killed while one civilian is reported critical in Pakistan shelling across the Line of Control in north Kashmir

Posted by Nayanika Sengupta
J&K: BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along LoC in Baramulla

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan has been killed in firing by Pakistan along the Line of Control in J&K's Baramulla

Posted by Shreya Sinha
Newly elected NDA MLAs to meet on Nov 15 to choose Nitish Kumar as their leader

A joint meeting of the NDA legislature party will be held on Sunday where Nitish Kumar will be elected as its leader. This was decided at a meeting of the leaders of the four NDA constituents in Bihar--the JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) at the residence of Chief Minister Kumar on Friday. "The meeting will start at 12:30 pm on November 15," chief minister-elect Nitish Kumar told reporters. Despite the BJP emerging as the largest party in the ruling alliance with 74 seats, 31 more than the JD(U), the top leadership of the saffron party, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has emphatically endorsed Kumar as the next chief minister.

Posted by Shreya Sinha
Covid-19 test mandatory for people coming to Lucknow from other states on Diwali

Covid-19 test mandatory for people coming to Lucknow from other states on Diwali

Posted by Shreya Sinha
Pakistan violates ceasefire in three sectors along LoC

Pakistani troops opened fire in three sectors along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Posted by Shreya Sinha
CM Ashok Gehlot demands special status for Rajasthan under National AYUSH Mission

CM Ashok Gehlot demands special status for Rajasthan under National AYUSH Mission

Posted by Chanchal Chauhan
Coronavirus cases in Delhi rising due to pollution, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that pollution level increases in the national capital during October-November. He said coronavirus cases in the capital city are rising due to the pollution.

Posted by Chanchal Chauhan
WHO establishing Global Centre on traditional medicine in India?to strengthen research: PM Modi

World Health Organisation is establishing the WHO Global Centre on Traditional Medicine in India, to strengthen the research on traditional medicines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Ayurveda Day. PM Narendra Modi has also inaugurated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions at Jaipur and Jamnagar via video conferencing.

Posted by Shreya Sinha
Frothing in Yamuna: DPCC seals two polluting units, orders closure of 15 others

Frothing in Yamuna: DPCC seals two polluting units, orders closure of 15 others

Posted by Shreya Sinha
Actor Arjun Rampal reaches Mumbai NCB office in SSR drug probe case

Actor Arjun Rampal reaches Mumbai NCB office in SSR drug probe case

Posted by Shreya Sinha
NDA leaders to meet at Nitish Kumar's residence at 12 pm

NDA leaders to meet at Nitish Kumar's residence at 12 pm