(The Quint will no longer be on WhatsApp, owing to changes in its policies regarding news publishers. You can now get the latest news updates on our Telegram channel. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram.)Ramila Umashankar, Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, passed away at the age of 44 after a cardiac arrest last night. She was also a JD(S) corporator from Kaveripura ward.(Source: ANI)The new National Strategy for Counterterrorism released by the White House has identified two Pakistan-based terrorist groups – Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – along with Boko Haram as a potential threat to the United States.(Source: ANI)Officials of the Income Tax Department on Thursday raided the premises of Nellore-based businessman and politician Beeda Masthan Rao of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).(Source: The News Minute)An Indian Air Force plane has been forced to land in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat. The pilot is safe.(Source: ANI)The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed the appeal of former TV anchor and producer Suhaib Ilyasi and acquitted him in his wife's murder case. Earlier, a trial court had sentenced him to life term for the murder.(Source: ANI)Toyota recalls more than 2.4 million hybrid cars over a fault that could cause crashes.(Source: AFP)Russian President Vladimir Putin met PM Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House in Delhi.(Source: ANI)Three civilians critically injured in a terror attack in Srinagar's Karfalli Mohalla.Two people have been killed. Politician Omar Abdullah confirmed in a tweet that those killed belonged to J&K National Conference.(Source: ANI)Supreme Court today dismissed the petition filed by accused seeking CBI investigation in the case.(Source: ANI)A South Korean court has sentenced ex-President Lee Myung-bak to 15 years in prison over corruption scandal.(Source: AP)Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have been named winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.The Indian rupee weakened past the 74.20 per dollar mark after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent.Yesterday rupee touched record low of 73.81 per dollar, ended down 24 paise versus Wednesday's close 73.34 per dollar.(Source: BloombergQuint)BSE Sensex, on Friday 5 October closed at 34,376.99, down by 792.17 points.(ANI)2 people died after a flex banner beside railway station of Shivaji Nagar collapsed on vehicles moving on road. About 7-8 vehicles have been damaged and 8-9 injured.(ANI)A bail application was filed on Thursday for Vernon Gonsalves, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon Violence case at a Pune sessions court.He is currently under house arrest on the supreme court order.(ANI)Fire breaks out at a building construction site in sector Zeta-1; 6 fire tenders present at the site.(ANI)Gurmeet Ram Rahim granted bail by Panchkula CBI court in castration case. However, Ram Rahim will still remain in jail in the rape case.(ANI)The Supreme Court on Friday, dismissed a plea seeking full statehood to Delhi saying that it has become infructuous in view of the Constitution bench verdict that had held that Delhi cannot be accorded the status of a state.Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif in connection with Ashiana Company corruption case, Pakistani media reported.(ANI)The Jammu and Kashmir BJP Thursday expelled seven of its activists from basic membership of the party for anti-party activities in Jammu and Kashmir.A state BJP spokesperson said seven activists were expelled who were contesting the elections of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) against the official candidates of the party and also those who are supporting independent candidates in their wards.(PTI)PS Narasimha resigns as Additional Solicitor General, gives three month notice to government and becomes the second ASG to resign in quick succession.8 people were killed and 5 injured as a mini-bus rolled down a deep gorge in Sonagarh, near Bhatwari in Uttarkashi district. The injured have been admitted to a district hospital. The rescue operations are underway and are being conducted by SDRF at the site of the accident.(ANI)The Kerala District authorities on Friday decided not to open the Idukki dam during the day as the rain has declined.(ANI)Observing that no country tolerates illegal immigrants, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav defended the NRC exercise on Friday and said no genuine Indian citizen will be victimised.There is no controversy in Assam over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the state is going through the process peacefully, he said.(PTI)The CBI carried out searches at the Delhi residence of the Deputy Director General of Competition Commission of India (CCI) in connection with the Tamil Nadu gutka scam, officials said Friday.The searches were conducted at the East Delhi residence of Ravi Chandran, the CCI Deputy Director General who was earlier posted as Senior Intelligence Officer at the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) in Chennai, they said.(PTI)Bihar government on Friday reduced the petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2.52 and Rs 2.55 per litre respectively. Central government had yesterday announced a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre on both petrol and diesel.A girl was tied to a tree and thrashed for hours on Friday on a Panchayat's diktat for eloping with a man on 30 September in Bihar’s Nawada. Father says, 'she was tied because she is a criminal. She wants to go with a man from another caste'.(ANI)Maharashtra government has decided to provide relief of ₹ 1.56/litre on diesel to give total benefit of ₹ 4.06/litre in the State of Maharashtra. Central government had yesterday announced a cut of ₹ 2.50/litre on both petrol and diesel.(ANI)Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned on Friday for the 12th time, in two cases in which the police recommended to indict him for bribery and other offences.Investigators of "Lahav 433," a national anti-corruption police unit, arrived at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem at 9 a.m. and questioned him for about five hours, Xinhua news agency reported.(IANS)An FIR has been registered at Bundgarden police station against the contractor and workers for cutting a flex in Shivaji Nagar, that collapsed and claimed lives of 4 people and left several injured on 5 October.Investigation into the Panama Papers case has revealed that a company owned by former Indian Premier League chairman Chirayu Amin allegedly brought back investments made abroad to India.The company, along with another, has been issued a show-cause notice last month by the Adjudicating Authority under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) following petitions by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).The ED has been probing a case of forex violations against Whitefield Chemtech Pvt Ltd, a company owned by Amin, and Sintex Industries Ltd.(The Indian Express)Veteran journalist and former News Editor of Press Trust of India (PTI) Pradip Chowdhury has passed away at a private hospital here following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. He was 64.Chowdhury, who died on Thursday, is a widower and is survived by two daughters. He was admitted to hospital with brain damage last month.(IANS)A fire broke out at the fifth and sixth floor of a commercial building in Andheri, Mumbai. Fire was doused after six fire tenders rushed to the spot. No injuries were reported.(ANI)Following the poor start of footballing club, Manchester United in the current season of English Premier league season, rumours are spurring the internet that manager, Jose Mourinho will be sacked irrespective of the outcome after the Saturday match, according to media reports.Manchester United will play against New Castle at home on Saturday, 6 October.The French Police have launched an investigation into the disappearance of the Chinese president of the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol),Meng Hongwei, reported ANI.