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New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) These are the top stories at 5 pm: NATION DEL39 JK-2NDLD CEASEFIRE Multiple ceasefire violations by Pak along LoC, 3 security forces personnel among 6 killed Srinagar: Three security forces personnel were among six persons killed in multiple ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) from Gurez sector to Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

DEL38 PM-LD AYUSH WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India, PM says matter of pride 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 Modi 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.

DEL41 VIRUS-ACTIVE-CASELOAD India's COVID active caseload drops below 4.85 L; daily new recoveries outnumber fresh cases New Delhi: India's active COVID-19 cases remained below five lakh for the third consecutive day at 4,84,547, which comprise 5.55 per cent of the total caseload, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.

DEL28 KUNAL KAMRA-CONTEMPT-STATEMENT Don’t intend to retract or apologise for tweets: Kunal Kamra on consent for contempt proceedings against him New Delhi: Stand-up comic artist Kunal Kamra on Friday refused to retract his controversial tweets against the Supreme Court or apologise for them, saying he believes they “speak for themselves”.

CAL5 BH-LD NDA-MEETING Newly elected NDA MLAs to meet on Nov 15 to declare Nitish as their leader Patna: A joint meeting of the NDA legislature party will be here held on Sunday where Nitish Kumar will be elected as its leader, it was decided on Friday.

BOM4 MH-LAND-RAUT Land row: Raut slams BJP, says it will be in oppn for 25 yrs Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday said allegations of land deals between the families of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and the late Anvay Naik were attempts to change the direction of probe into the suicide of the Alibaug-based interior designer.

FOREIGN: FGN27 US-ELECTION-ARIZONA-LD BIDEN Biden wrests Arizona, consolidates lead over Trump in presidential election Washington: President-elect Joe Biden has narrowly won Arizona, major US media outlets projected on Friday, capturing the state's 11 electoral votes and consolidating his lead over his Republican rival and incumbent US President Donald Trump.

FGN28 CHINA-US-BIDEN China finally congratulates Biden, Harris for their victory in US presidential election Beijing: China on Friday shed its initial hesitation and congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris for their victory in the 2020 US presidential election, saying Beijing respects the choice of the American people. By K J M Varma FGN24 UN-INDIA-LD 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 and is without conditionalities, a top Indian diplomat has said, asserting that the country's cooperation will be guided by the development priorities of its partners. By Yoshita Singh. PTI AQS