1. Donald Trump says that the US Elections have been rigged:-
Donald Trump continued to warn his supporters Saturday that he believes the election is “rigged,” refuted allegations he groped and kissed women without their consent as “total lies” and argued they are part of a conspiracy to keep him from the presidency. This has raised fears in the Clinton campaign that Donald Trump might not accept the election reults if he is handed a defeat.
Trump says that he has lost faith in the US estabilishment, even after Speaker (R) Paul Ryan assured voters that the Republican Party will respect the outcome of the elections. Donald Trump also rained fore on the mainstream American media, saying that the media is pushing false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect Clinton as the President.
2. India hosts the 8th BRICS summit in the resort state of Goa:-
India hosts the world’s five major growing economies in the south-western state of Goa, known for its sandy beaches. The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa met and discussed upon issues like the global economic slowdown, enhancing people to people contact and terrorism.
The BRICS are said to be the economic superpowers of the 21st century, and the grouping was first proposed by Jim O’ Neill an analyst for Goldman Sachs. Since then, China and India have powered through with growth rates in excess of 7% while countries like Russia, South Africa and Brazil stumbled along.
One of the international issues was how the five-member influential bloc would deal with terrorism, a key call by India which has suffered such violence in recent weeks. The meeting adopted the Goa Declaration on 16th October, bringing the meeting to a fruitful end. Next year’s BRICS summit will be hosted by China.
3. North Korea’s missile test fails : North American Aerospace Defense Command:-
US Strategic Command systems detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch Saturday evening near the northwestern city of Kusong, the Pentagon said.
At least 24 people have died in a stampede as tens of thousands of people attended a religious event in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Twenty others were injured in the crush, on the outskirts of Varanasi, a town sacred to many Hindus.
A police officer said that 3,000 devotees were expected at the event but 70,000 showed up.
Some of the injured people are in a serious condition in hospital. Of the 19 dead, 14 are women.
According to The Times of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced 200,000 rupees (£2,460; $2,997) compensation for the families of the dead.
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