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New Delhi, Nov 6 (PTI) These are the top stories at 9:20 pm: NATION DEL80 LD INDOPAK India summons Pak CDA over transfer of management of Kartarpur Sahib to non-Sikh body; demands reversal of decision New Delhi: India on Friday summoned the Charge d'Affaires (CDA) of the Pakistan High Commission here to lodge a strong protest over Islamabad's 'unilateral' decision to transfer the management of the Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara from a Sikh body to a separate trust, and demanded an immediate reversal of this 'arbitrary' move.

DEL38 DEF-LD RAWAT Chinese military facing 'unanticipated consequences' for misadventure in eastern Ladakh: CDS Rawat New Delhi: China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is facing 'unanticipated consequences' for its misadventure in eastern Ladakh because of the 'firm and strong' responses by the Indian armed forces and the possibility of transgressions and confrontations on the border spiralling into a larger conflict cannot be ruled out, Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday.

DEL55 VIRUS-LD AIR POLLUTION-DEATH RISK US study links air pollution to increased COVID-19 mortality, Indian experts say causal link not established New Delhi/Boston: A new analysis of more than 3,000 counties in the US suggests that people with long-term exposure to PM 2.5 may be more likely to die from COVID-19, leading to increased concern about the trajectory of the disease and its fatality rate in parts of north India battling alarmingly high levels of air pollution.

DEL48 VIRUS-INOCULATION-SITES Anganwadi centres, schools, panchayat buildings to be used as COVID-19 vaccination sites New Delhi: Anganwadi centres, schools, panchayat buildings and other such setups would be used extensively in addition to healthcare facilities as vaccination sites in the anti-coronavirus inoculation drive which would be monitored by the Union health ministry's digital platform and would involve sending SMSes and generating a QR code after each jab to track the beneficiaries.

DEL46 VIRUS-VACCINATION SURVEY India tops global survey on COVID-19 vaccination intent; rising hesitancy in many countries New Delhi: Indians are the keenest on getting vaccinated whenever a COVID-19 vaccine is available, even as people in 10 out of 15 countries showed a growing reluctance about getting vaccinated, according to a global survey.

DEL70 JK-3RDLD ENCOUNTER Two LeT militants killed in encounter J-K's Pulwama; another surrenders Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, believed to be Pakistanis, were killed while another, a local, surrendered before security forces during an overnight encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a civilian also lost his life, police said on Friday.

CAL18 WB-SHAH Mamata should come out with white paper on killings, CAA will be implemented: Shah Kolkata: Union Home Minister Amit Shah Friday asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to come out with a white paper on the political killings in the state and wondered why the state government has not sent the statistics of crime to the National Crime Record Bureau.

MDS10 KA-LOVE JIHAD Decision on law against love jihad soon, says Karna CM Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday said he was keen on an early decision on bringing a law against religious conversion in the name of 'love jihad'.

LEGAL LGD34 SC-2NDLD ARNAB SC issues show cause notice to Maha Assembly official, protects Arnab Goswami from arrest New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday issued show cause notice to an assistant secretary of Maharashtra legislative assembly asking him to explain why contempt proceedings be not initiated against him for his letter to journalist Arnab Goswami which seems to 'intimidate' him for approaching the apex court on the issue of alleged breach of privilege motion.

LGD10 DL-HC-LD UNNAO Unnao custodial death case: HC seeks CBI reply on Sengar's appeal against 10-yr jail New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Friday sought CBI’s reply on disqualified UP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s appeal challenging his conviction and 10-year imprisonment in the custodial death case of the Unnao rape victim's father.

LGD28 SC-2NDLD POLLUTION Ensure there's no smog in Delhi, SC tells Centre New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre to ensure there is no smog in Delhi as it was informed that the commission on air quality management has started functioning from today.

FOREIGN FGN28 US-2NDLD ELECTION Biden inches ahead of Trump in Georgia, Pennsylvania Washington: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday took crucial leads over US President Donald Trump in the key battleground states of Georgia and Pennsylvania, bringing him on the cusp of a historic victory in the closely-fought election. By Lalit K Jha FGN27 NEPAL-NARAVANE-2NDLD OLI Problems between Nepal, India would be resolved through dialogue: PM Oli to Indian Army chief Kathmandu: Problems between Nepal and India would be resolved through dialogue, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli said on Friday during a meeting here with Indian Army chief Gen. M M Naravane who paid a courtesy call on him. By Shirish B Pradhan FGN29 VIRUS-CHINA-VISAS Visas of foreigners suspended as China faces greater risk from 'imported COVID-19 cases': Official Beijing: China on Friday said it has temporarily suspended visas for foreign nationals in countries like India, the UK and the Philippines as it was facing greater risk from 'imported cases' of coronavirus. By K J M Varma PTI ANB ANB