Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Oct. 1 mass shooting, Oct. 2, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Late night on Oct. 1, a lone gunman killed more than 50 people and injured more than 500 people after he opened fire on a large crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a three-day country music festival. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

We take a brief moment of pause as we pray for the victims of Las Vegas shooting.

India’s Aadhaar identity system rivals the growth of other platform innovations like Windows, Android or Facebook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said. Asserting that every piece of technology should help embellish the capability of human beings, Nadella says technology should not degrade humanity but provide new levels of inclusiveness, writes Lalit K. Jha.

From beetroot sliders, Kabobs, Bombay Sandwiches, Samosas to Panna Cotta, and Chocolate Cups, the inaugural CMO Inflect Conference was packed with valuable wisdom from CMOs, successful entrepreneurs, and influential figures in the marketing throng; and an accommodating environment for the freshmen (me) to connect and network with the seniors of the marketing world. This was indeed the “Playbook for Winning,” writes our youth editor Vansh A. Gupta.

Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, Sept. 21, Rohingyas are not refugees who have applied for asylum in India but illegal immigrants who “will be deported,” writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.

India slammed Pakistan for using a “fake picture” in the UN General Assembly, Sept. 25, to push a “completely false narrative,” a day after its Permanent Representative presented an image of a girl from Gaza as a victim of pellet guns in Kashmir. UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajcak has said that he will look into how to deal with the use of erroneous pictures.

India’s energy consumption mix is in transition. While renewable energy is already a potent threat to electricity generated from coal, the advent of Electric Vehicles (EVs) has the potential to completely revamp India’s need of fuel in the form of gasoline and diesel. Fossil fuels are heavily taxed in India and contribute healthy amounts to both the state and union treasuries. This may, however, change, writes Siddharth Srivastava.

Considered a favorite offering to Goddess Lakshmi, here’s a twist to the traditional barfi, that you can make and serve as prashad for Diwali, writes Chef Sanjay Patel.

The editors and staff of Siliconeer wish all our readers a very happy Diwali and a prosperous new year!