The Hindu Top 10 stories of the day : ( 02 Nov 2017)

The Hindu Top 10 Stories For The Day

 ✔  Eight killed by New York motorist in ‘cowardly act of terror’

The 29-year-old driver was shot by police after jumping out of the truck with what turned out to be a fake gun in each hand, officials said.

✔  Supreme Court seeks details of 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs

The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to place before it details regarding 1,581 cases involving MPs and MLAs, as declared by politicians at the time of filing their nominations during the 2014 general elections.

✔  Draft regulations on drone usage announced: 5 categories, prior permissions required

The drone industry could help India’s development in several sectors such as agriculture and oil and gas, Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju says

✔  Chennai rains: Two girls electrocuted

The 8-year-olds stepped on a power cable hidden under stagnant rain water at R.R. Nagar in the city’s Kodungaiyur area.

✔  Four dead, many injured as boiler explodes in NTPC’s Unchahar plant in Rae Bareli

An NDRF team consisting of 32 personnel have left Lucknow for rescue operation after the explosion in NTPC’s Unchahar plant in Rae Bareli.

✔  Tarun Tejpal’s plea to quash proceedings adjourned

The former editor of Tehelka has been accused of raping a former junior female colleague during an event in Goa in 2013.

✔  Govt to promote Khichdi as ‘Brand India food’

Over 800 kg khichdi, a traditional Indian dish relished by both rich and poor, will be prepared live on November 4 at the World Food India event here in a bid to create world record and popularise it as brand India food globally.

✔  Google’s India Cloud region goes live

The India region in Mumbai will offer several services including compute, big data, storage and networking

✔  UN predicts 3°C temperature rise by end of the century

Emissions Gap report shows Paris pledges only a third of what is needed to avoid climate catastrophe

✔  Kiwis chose to bowl as Nehra makes final appearance

New Zealand is the world’s top-ranked T20 team, and will look to continue their unbeaten domination against India at the Feroz Shah Kotla