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"Can't Deny Girls Hope": On NDA Exam, Supreme Court Says To Centre's Plea

"Can't Deny Girls Hope": On NDA Exam, Supreme Court Says To Centre's Plea

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Women should be allowed to appear in National Defence Academy (NDA) exams this year, the Supreme Court said today, rejecting the government's request to defer the move until next year.

PM Narendra Modi Says What His 2021 UN Speech Will Focus On. Details Here

PM Narendra Modi Says What His 2021 UN Speech Will Focus On. Details Here

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his visit to the United States would be an occasion to strengthen the Indo-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and consolidate ties with Japan and Australia.

Kerala's Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust Will Face Audit: Supreme Court

Kerala's Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust Will Face Audit: Supreme Court

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Padmanabha Swamy Temple Trust will face an audit of income and expenses for the past 25 years, the Supreme Court clarified Wednesday.

Centre Not Giving Nod For Ethanol Production From Paddy: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Centre Not Giving Nod For Ethanol Production From Paddy: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Raipur

Expressing resentment against the central government for not giving permission to Chhattisgarh for ethanol production from paddy, state Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said the state has infrastructure and paddy surplus for ethanol production.

PM Modi Says US Visit Occasion To "Strengthen Strategic Partnership"

PM Modi Says US Visit Occasion To "Strengthen Strategic Partnership"

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, before leaving for the US this morning, called his visit an "occasion to strengthen strategic partnership with the US and consolidate ties with Japan and Australia."

Pakistan Isolated After Bid To Get Taliban Included In SAARC Meet

Pakistan Isolated After Bid To Get Taliban Included In SAARC Meet

Written by Neeta Sharma | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Pakistan found itself isolated on the global stage this week after an attempt to generate support for the Taliban and allow the group a seat at Saturday's meeting of Foreign Ministers from SAARC nation.

Over 80.13 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Sent To States Till Now: Centre

Over 80.13 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Sent To States Till Now: Centre

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

More than 80.13 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories, out of which, more than 4.52 crore balance and unutilised doses are still available with them, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare today.

"Thank You, Mansukh Mandaviya": WHO Chief On India Vaccine Export Move

"Thank You, Mansukh Mandaviya": WHO Chief On India Vaccine Export Move

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya received a thank you this morning from the World Health Organization chief as India announced its decision to resume the export and donations of excess vaccines from next month.

Turkish President Again Makes Reference To Kashmir In UN General Assembly

Turkish President Again Makes Reference To Kashmir In UN General Assembly

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, United Nations

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again referred to the issue of Kashmir in his address to world leaders at the high-level UN General Assembly session.

On Camera, Couple Forced To Dance With Tyres Around Necks For Eloping

On Camera, Couple Forced To Dance With Tyres Around Necks For Eloping

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Dhar

A 21-year-old man and a woman, aged 19, from Dhar in Madhya Pradesh were allegedly forced by some people to dance with motorcycle tyres around their necks as a punishment for eloping, police said.

Mamata Banerjee "Bound To Win" Bengal Bypoll By Huge Margin: HD Kumaraswamy

Mamata Banerjee "Bound To Win" Bengal Bypoll By Huge Margin: HD Kumaraswamy

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Bengaluru

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy today said that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is bound to win the by-poll from Bhavanipur assembly seat by a "huge margin".

PM Modi Congratulates Canadian PM Justin Trudeau For Victory In Polls

PM Modi Congratulates Canadian PM Justin Trudeau For Victory In Polls

Asian News International | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau for his victory in the elections and said he is looking forward to further strengthen India-Canada relations.

26,964 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 3.2% Higher Than Yesterday

26,964 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 3.2% Higher Than Yesterday

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Wednesday September 22, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 26,964 fresh Covid cases, which is 3.2 per cent higher than yesterday figures (26,115), taking the total count of COVID-19 cases to 3,35,31,498, while the active cases declined to 3,01,989, the lowest in 186 days, according to data.

Chinese Hackers Targeted Aadhaar Database, Times Group: Report

Chinese Hackers Targeted Aadhaar Database, Times Group: Report

Jamie Tarabay, Bloomberg | Wednesday September 22, 2021

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are believed to have infiltrated and stolen data from an Indian government agency responsible for a national identification database and one of that country's largest media conglomerates, according to a new report.

AK-47, Ammunition Recovered From Driver Of Bihar MLA's Relative

AK-47, Ammunition Recovered From Driver Of Bihar MLA's Relative

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 22, 2021, Begusarai(Bihar)

Police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered an AK-47 rifle and a large quantity of ammunition used in the semi- automatic rifle from the house of a car driver whose employer happens to be a close relative of the local MLA.