- India won the gold medal in the Asian Champions Trophy 2016 by beating Pakistan 3-2 in the final in Malaysia on Sunday.
- Diwali was celebrated for the first time at the United Nations, with the world body’s imposing headquarters here lit up especially on the occasion of the Indian festival of lights.
- The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has launched Employees Online (EO) App.
- Bangladesh introduces temporary ban on catching Hilsa Fish
- Kristalina Georgieva, a former head of EU humanitarian affairs and vice-president of the European commission, has been appointed chief executive of the World Bank.