- In Hockey, India lift men’s Asian Champions Trophy beating arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 in Malaysia.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates this Diwali to armed forces; says he has kept the promise of implementing One Rank One Pension.
- In his Mann Ki Baat programme, Prime Minister pays rich tributes to Sardar Patel whose birth anniversary is being celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Divas tomorrow saying he stood for national unity; laments the suffering of Sikhs following the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
- Mr Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans of army and ITBP in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh near China border.
- The festival of lights, Deepawali being celebrated across the country with religious fervour and gaiety.
- Sensex ends flat in special Mahurat trading on Diwali.
- In Yemen, at least 60 people killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes on rebels in Hodeidah province.
- Another earthquake hits Italy damaging several historical buildings.