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Here are the highlights of the day:

13:55 hours: Nutrition security is as important as food security. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) produced special varieties of crops for this purpose. 35 crop varieties launched by PM Modi will benefit people in future and reduce malnutrition, says MoS Agriculture Kailash Choudhary.

13:30 hours: A 14-year-old girl died allegedly by suicide in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area yesterday. The body has been sent for post-mortem. A case has been registered and an investigation has been initiated, says Mumbai Police.

12:39 hours: Also Read -- PM Modi launches 35 crop varieties with 'special traits', recounts steps taken by Centre to improve agri sector

12:07 hours: Uttar Pradesh government allows holding wedding ceremonies and other events at open spaces, number of people to attend the function will depend on the area. COVID protocols must be followed and installation of COVID help desk is mandatory at the entry gate.

11:46 hours: PM Modi dedicates to the nation 35 crop varieties with special traits. He also inaugurates the newly constructed campus of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Tolerance Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

10:59 hours: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launches 'National Action Plan for Dog Mediated Rabies Elimination from India by 2030'.

10:30 hours: By-elections to three Parliamentary Constituencies of UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh and 30 Assembly constituencies of various States to be held on 30 October, says Election Commission.

10:10 hours: More than 84.70 crore vaccine doses provided to States and Union territories (UTs) so far, and over 42.83 lakh doses (42,83,200) are in the pipeline. Over 4.75 crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs, says Health Ministry.

9:50 hours: Just In: A meeting of the Union Cabinet is scheduled to be held tomorrow in Delhi, reports ANI.

9:49 hours: Just In: India reports 18,795 new COVID-19 cases, 26,030 recoveries, and 179 deaths in the last 24 hours, says Union Health Ministry.

Total cases 3,36,97,581

Total recoveries 32,9,58,002

Death toll 4,47,373

Active cases 2,92,206

Total vaccination: 87,07,08,636 (1,02,22,525 in last 24 hours)

9:29 hours: Birthday greetings to respected Lata Didi. Her melodious voice reverberates across the world. She is respected for her humility and passion towards Indian culture. Personally, her blessings are a source of great strength. I pray for Lata Didi’s long and healthy life, says PM Modi.

8:56 hours: One team of NDRF is being prepositioned at Osmanabad, Maharashtra, says National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

8:45 hours: Depression lay centered over Telangana and adjoining areas of Marathwada and Vidarbha to weaken into a well-marked low pressure area during next six hours, says India Meteorological Department.

8:19 hours: 28 new cases of dengue have been reported in Meerut. With this, active cases rise to 156. There are 70 patients who are hospitalised and 86 are in home isolation. we have arranged 10 beds for dengue cases in each Community Health Centre (CHC), says Meerut CMO Akhilesh Mohan.

8:00 hours: Just In: PM Modi to chair a meeting of Council of Ministers today, reports ANI

7:35 hours: We're promoting medical tourism, spiritual tourism, hinterland tourism, and political tourism. Elections are close. I welcome all kinds of tourism so that tourist business should increase in the state, says Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

A Congress MLA (Luizinho Faleiro) has recently resigned from the party. I don't know which party he will be joining. Since 2017, Goa Congress leaders are leaving their party. Almost 13-14 people have left Congress, he added.

7:18 hours: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi chaired emergency meeting with Council of Ministers in view of the 'Bharat Bandh' protest against three farm laws. The Council of Ministers passed a resolution expressing solidarity with the farmers and their demands, says Chief Minister's Office (CMO).

He has asked all Ministers to personally visit the houses of the deceased farmers (who lost lives during ongoing protest against three farm laws) to deliver the appointment letters for government jobs to their family members, it added.

7:05 hours: RSS worker Vivek Champanerkar files a civil suit against lyricist Javed Akhtar in Thane court for allegedly comparing the organisation with Taliban. Court sends notice to Akhtar asking him to be present before it on the next date of hearing on November 12, reports ANI.

7:00 hours: US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman to visit India next month to hold a series of bilateral meetings, civil society events, and the India Ideas Summit, says US Department of State.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma