PM Modi embarks on momentous USA visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for the United States; PM Modi, during his seven-day visit to the US, will take part in the ‘Howdy Modi’ event at Houston along with the US President Donald Trump on September 22nd; PM to also address UNGA on September 27th; PM says the visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader.
To maintain law and order, police beat system most important: Amit Shah: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday stressed upon the importance of a police beat system, saying it was the most important and a powerful tool to maintain law and order effectively.
PM Modi, Mongolian President jointly unveil Buddha statue through VC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Mongolian President Battulga Khaltmaa jointly unveil Buddha statue in Mongolia through Video Conferencing from New Delhi.
Supreme Court receives report from Chief Justice of J&K HC: Supreme Court says, it has received report from Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, denying reports that people in the state are not able to approach High Court due to prevelant situation there.
Shahjahanpur Rape Case: Swami Chinmayanand arrested: Ex-Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand arrested by Special Investigation Team of Uttar Pradesh in connection with Shahjahanpur rape case; Court sends Chinmayanand to 14-day judicial custody.
Union Minister Babul Supriyo heckled by students at Jadavpur University: Union Minister Babul Supriyo was heckled by a section of students at Jadavpur University follwoing which West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar, who is also the Chancellor of Jadavpur University, arrived at the scene and managed to rescue Babul Supriyo.
Mumbai citizens complain to BMC of foul smell: Several people in Mumbai complained of strong smell to BMC. BMC in a tweet message has clarified that there was no leakage in the Rashtriya Chemicals Factory.
India’s stand on Jammu and Kashmir is very clear, says Syed Akbaruddin: India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin addressed media in New york.
Pakistan embarrassed at UNHRC: Pakistan has faced a major embarrassment over its stand on Jammu and Kashmir. Its attempts at pushing through a resolution in UNHRC against India with regards to alleged human rights violation in Kashmir fell flat with Pakistan did not getting support of even one country.
Israel: Benny Gantz rejects Netanyahu’s ‘unity government’ offer: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main rival Benny Gantz rejects the offer to form a coalition government, following the closely-fought parliamentary elections.
GST Council hikes tax on caffeinated beverages, cuts rates on hotel tariffs: GST Council more than doubles tax on caffeinated beverages to 40 per cent and slashes rate on hotel room tariffs; GST cut on marine fuel to 5 per cent while the same on railway wagons, coaches, rolling stock increased from 5 per cent to 12 per cent.
Boost to ‘Make in India’; Govt slashes corporate tax to 25.17 pc for domestic companies: Big relief for domestic companies to boost production; Government slashes corporate tax rate for existing and new domestic manufacturing companies; PM Modi lauds the move; Markets cheer the government’s announcements as Sensex and Nifty jump.
Public Sector Banks to organise special camps in 400 districts: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said public sector banks will hold meetings with NBFCs and retail borrowers in 400 districts beginning next week to provide credit to borrowers, including home buyers and farmers.
World Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal becomes first Indian to enter finals: Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) on Friday became the first Indian to enter the finals of the World Men’s Boxing Championship while Manish Kaushik (63kg) signed off with a bronze medal after going down in the semifinals in Ekaterinburg.
Bajrang Punia wins bronze at World Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia on Friday won bronze at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships. Facing Mongolian Tulga Tumur Ochir, Bajrang fought back from a 6-0 deficit to win 8-7 in what turned out to be a thrilling bronze medal bout. This is the 25-year-old”s second consecutive senior Worlds medal and third overall.