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Hilllary Clinton urges Americans to vote for hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted nation

As the presidential nominees hopscotched from Pennsylvania to North Carolina to Michigan for explicit pleas in last frenzied hours, Democrat Hillary Clinton urged the people to vote for a big hearted America and said the best days of the country lie ahead.

"Tomorrow, you can vote for a hopeful, inclusive, big-hearted America. Our core values are being tested in this election," she told a crowd in Pittsburgh.

"The choice in this election could not be clearer. It is between division or unity, between strong and steady leadership or a loose cannon," she said taking on her rival Donald Trump.

Meanwhile, Trump, who was campaigning in five states on Monday, criticised the "crooked media," attacked a "corrupt Washington establishment" and mocked Clinton.

"It's a rigged, rigged system. And now it's up to the American people to deliver the justice that we deserve at the ballot box tomorrow," said Trump in Raleigh, N.C.

Delhi: Sushma Swaraj admitted to AIIMS hospital

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was on 7 November admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi, where she will undergo certain endocrinological tests.

"The minister (Swaraj) was admitted at around 7.22 PM at AIIMS. She is having diabetes and other medical problems. She will undergo certain endocrinological tests tomorrow," a senior doctor said.

Swaraj is admitted at the cardio-neuro centre under the supervision of Balram Airan, Chief of the Cardio Thoracic Centre.

The 64-year-old BJP leader was admitted to AIIMS in April this year after she complained of chest congestion. She was also brought here on October 25 for a routine medical check-up.

Pak govt sets up panel to probe controversial news report about rift between govt and Army

The Pakistan government on 7 October formed a committee to investigate who "leaked" a controversial news report about a rift between the government and the powerful army over support to militants in the country.

The committee headed by a former high court judge will complete its job in 30 days and submit its findings to the government.

Justice (retd) Aamir Raza Khan will be the chairman of the committee, which has representatives of security agencies ISI, MI and IB, according to the notification by the interior ministry.

Secretary Establishment Tahir Shahbaz and NAB Punjab's Najam Saeed will also be part of the committee, along with Director FIA Usman Anwar.

According to the notification, the probe committee will enquire into the circumstances of the alleged leak and establish the identity of those responsible.

Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in Meena Bazaar, no casualty reported

A massive fire broke out in Delhi's Meena Bazaar on 8 November leaving the Nepali dwellers selling garments in Nepali Market of the area in shock.

The incident took place in the wee hours of 8 November. However, no casualties were as yet. Eight fire tenders were rushed to douse the flames and the fire has been reportedly brought under control.

Even though there is no loss of life or injuries reported, several products brought for sale have been damaged causing heavy loss to the shopkeepers.

"We have been running our shops for more than 40 years in this market, but such an incident has never happened. The items including woolen garments which we bring for sale have been gutted in this fire. Please help us, we have become beggars," ANI quoted one of the shopkeepers as saying.

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Residents of Delhi are lining up to buy masks and air purifiers

Sales of air purifiers and masks are flying off the shelves - digital and physical- are Delhi residents are buying them to protect themselves from the rising pollution. There has been a significant rise in their sales post Diwali. Snapdeal, an e-commerce platofrm, has seen a three-fold increase in demand this year versus last.

BlackBerry launches secure Android smartphones

Too little, too late as they say. BlackBerry isn't to be called a hardware company. Instead, they want to be a enterprise, security solutions and software company. BlackBerry has launched DTEK50 and DTEK60 smartphones, which are rebranded Alcatel 4 and Alcatel 4S smartphones with BlackBerry's software.

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