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Billionaires Mukesh Ambani And Gautam Adani Compete In New Area

Billionaires Mukesh Ambani And Gautam Adani Compete In New Area

Rajesh Kumar Singh and Debjit Chakraborty, Bloomberg | Thursday September 23, 2021

The race between tycoons Mukesh Ambani and rival Gautam Adani is heating up, with the two billionaires going head-to-head to try claim the title of world leaders in renewable energy.

Terrorist Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Shopian

Terrorist Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Shopian

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Srinagar

A terrorist who was involved in a firing incident on Wednesday night has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Thursday.

PM, On Board Air India One, Shares Photo: "Long Flight Also Means..."

PM, On Board Air India One, Shares Photo: "Long Flight Also Means..."

Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday shared a photo from his flight to the United States where he has a packed schedule, including a Quad meeting and an address to the UN General Assembly. "A long flight also means opportunities to go through pa

"Discrimination Used As Excuse To Take Up Terrorism": India's UN Envoy

"Discrimination Used As Excuse To Take Up Terrorism": India's UN Envoy

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations - T S Tirumurti - on Wednesday said "discrimination, racial or otherwise, is used as an excuse to take up terrorism" and called on UN bodies to ensure terrorism is not justified on any ground".

"Vaccine Certification Must Meet Minimum Criteria": UK Amid India Row

"Vaccine Certification Must Meet Minimum Criteria": UK Amid India Row

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, London

The UK government has said that COVID-19 vaccine certification from all countries must meet a "minimum criteria" and that it is working with India on a "phased approach" to its international travel norms.

Parts Of Delhi "Likely" To Receive Light Rain Today: Weather Office

Parts Of Delhi "Likely" To Receive Light Rain Today: Weather Office

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

The minimum temperature in the national capital on Thursday settled at 24.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, and the weatherman has forecast light rain later in the day.

31,923 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 18% Higher Than Yesterday

31,923 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 18% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 31,923 fresh Covid cases, which is 18 per cent higher than yesterday figures (26,964), taking the total count of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,63,421, while the active cases declined to 3,01,640, the lowest in 187 days, according to data.

Gandhi Siblings "Inexperienced", Advisers "Misguiding": Amarinder Singh

Gandhi Siblings "Inexperienced", Advisers "Misguiding": Amarinder Singh

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Chandigarh

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh called Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra "inexperienced" and also threatened to pit a strong candidate against state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu in the coming assembly polls.

In Photos: Eager Crowd Accords Warm Welcome To PM Modi On His Visit To US

In Photos: Eager Crowd Accords Warm Welcome To PM Modi On His Visit To US

Edited by Mallika Soni | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left for his three-day visit to the US on Wednesday, arrived at the Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC. He was welcomed by a rousing crowd of Indian Americans, chanting his name, waving the Indian flag.

Taliban Should Not Allow Afghan Soil For Terrorism: S Jaishankar

Taliban Should Not Allow Afghan Soil For Terrorism: S Jaishankar

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, New York

India has said that the Taliban's commitment not to allow use of Afghan soil for terrorism in any manner should be implemented as it called for a broad-based inclusive government in Afghanistan that represents all sections of Afghan society.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 31,923 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 31,923 Fresh COVID-19 Cases

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 31,923 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,63,421, while the active cases declined to 3,01,640, the lowest in 187 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

"Our Diaspora Is Our Strength": PM's 'Thank You' For Warm Welcome In US

"Our Diaspora Is Our Strength": PM's 'Thank You' For Warm Welcome In US

Asian News International | Thursday September 23, 2021, Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in US today for a three-day visit, received a warm welcome from members of the Indian community at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC.

"JAIAUKUS?": US Rules Out Adding India, Japan To New AUKUS Security Pact

"JAIAUKUS?": US Rules Out Adding India, Japan To New AUKUS Security Pact

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 23, 2021, Washington

The United States has ruled out adding India or Japan to the recently created security partnership with Australia and the United Kingdom in the Indo-Pacific.

PM Modi Arrives In Washington Ahead Of Quad, UN Address: 10 Points

PM Modi Arrives In Washington Ahead Of Quad, UN Address: 10 Points

NDTV News Desk | Thursday September 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington today for a three-day visit during which he will participate in the first in-person Quad Summit with the US, Australia and Japan. He will also have his first bilateral meet with President Joe Biden.

Losses Worth Crores: Vendors Meet Tamil Nadu Minister Over Ford Exit

Losses Worth Crores: Vendors Meet Tamil Nadu Minister Over Ford Exit

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin , Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday September 23, 2021, Chennai

At least 75 vendors from across Tamil Nadu, supplying components to auto major Ford, met the Rural Industries Minister in Chennai after the car-maker announced its India exit. Claiming that business with Ford made up 20-40% of their businesses.