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New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) These are the top stories at 1 pm: NATION DEL23 PM-AYUSH WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India New Delhi: The World Health Organisation announced on Friday that it will set up a Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India, with Prime Minister Narendra expressing confidence that just like the country has emerged as the 'pharmacy of the world', the WHO institution will become the centre for global wellness.

DEL10 VIRUS-LD CASES India's COVID-19 caseload reaches 87.28 lakh, recovery rate rises to 92.97 pc New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 87.28 lakh on Friday with a single-day increase of 44,879 cases, while the recoveries surged to 81,15,580, pushing the national recovery rate to 92.97 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry's data.

DEL25 DL-VIRUS-KEJRIWAL New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the COVID-19 situation in the national capital should come under control in seven to 10 days and that his government is taking several steps in this regard.

BOM2 MH-VIRUS-CIRCULAR No let up in COVID-19 tests, 2nd wave likely in Jan-Feb: Maha Mumbai: Anticipating a second COVID-19 wave in January-February, the Maharashtra government has asked authorities to ensure there is no complacency in testing and said labs should be functional in every district and municipal corporation limits.

DEL3 DL-AIR QUALITY Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' New Delhi: The national capital recorded its air quality in the “very poor” category on Friday morning, and it is likely to enter the 'severe' zone on Diwali night.

BOM1 MH-NCB-RAMPAL Actor Arjun Rampal reaches NCB office for questioning Mumbai: Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal reached the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) zonal office here on Friday for questioning in a drug case, an official said.

FOREIGN FGN14 UN-INDIA-ASSISTANCE Our assistance does not create indebtedness: India at G-77 ministerial meeting United Nations: India's assistance to other nations does not create indebtedness, is without conditionalities and the country's cooperation is guided by its partners’ development priorities, India has told the G-77 annual ministerial meeting, reiterating its commitment to work with developing country partners towards a resilient and sustainable recovery from COVID-19. By Yoshita Singh FGN15 US-CHINA-INVESTMENT-BAN Trump bans American investments in Chinese companies that would aid PLA Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order banning Americans from investing in 31 Chinese firms that the administration says are owned or controlled by the Chinese military. By Lalit K Jha SNE SNE