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Terrorism, Climate Change, Vaccines—On India’s Agenda at UN General Assembly

Terrorism, Climate Change, Vaccines—On India’s Agenda at UN General Assembly

20 September, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said issues including terrorism, climate change, vaccines, Indo-Pacific and UN reforms are going to be forcefully taken at the UNGA session.

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases

India Logs 30,256 New Covid-19 cases

20 September, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Over 80 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.


Situation ‘Not Normal’ In J&K: Mehbooba Mufti

The former Chief Minister of erstwhile J&K state Mehbooba Mufti said people are silent and it doesn’t mean that the situation has improved.

India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

20 September, 2021 PTI

FDI is critical for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy; Deloitte would hire 65,000 more people in the next 3 years, Punit Renjen said.


Indian Industry To Produce Two More Entirely-Built Rockets GSLV-Mk III And SSLV

Industrialisation of space activities is gaining momentum in India. About 40 space startups and industries are in consultation with ISRO for support related to various domains of space activity.

19 September, 2021

Security Forces To Use Pump Action Guns, Rubber Bullets To Neutralise Low-Flying Drones

Outlook Web Desk

Forces like the Border Security Force (BSF) have recently installed an improvised iron pole mounted light machine gun (LMG) observation post at some of its border deployments against Pakistan to take a 360 degrees aim and shoot down drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying at a high altitude.


19 September, 2021

Kerala Records 152 Deaths, 19653 Fresh Covid-19 Cases; Imposes Stringent Lockdown In Critical Areas

Outlook Web Bureau

The stringent lockdown restrictions would be in force in areas where the weekly infection population ratio (WIPR) is above 10 and the affected places would be notified by the district disaster management authority (DDMA) on a weekly basis.


19 September, 2021

Congress Plays Dalit Card in Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi To Take Oath As CM Tomorrow

Harish Manav

Putting speculations to rest, Charanjit Singh Channi is appointed as the Chief Minister of Punjab to tap the 32 per cent Dalit voters of Punjab in the upcoming 2022 assembly elections.


19 September, 2021

Book By RAW Officer’s Daughter On Kashmir's Trauma Kicks Off Debate, Irks Anonymous Scholars

Naseer Ganai

The ‘anonymous scholars’ have unleashed an attack on Saiba Varma, an Indian anthropologist from the University of California, over the book, ‘The Occupied Clinic: Militarism and Care in Kashmir’, saying her father ‘create(d) the trauma’ in the valley.


19 September, 2021

UP Govt Eases COVID Curbs, Allowes 100 People To Gather In Non-Containment Zones

Outlook Web Desk

A distance of two yards will have to be maintained in seating arrangement for guests. Toilets should be adequately cleaned and sanitised, the statement said.


19 September, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar Discusses Afghan Developments With Saudi Counterpart

Outlook Web Desk

In wide-ranging talks with the visiting Saudi leader, Jaishankar called for further relaxing restrictions on travel from India to the Gulf nation while appreciating the country for the support provided to the Indian community during the COVID-19 pandemic.


19 September, 2021

Jammu Traders Call For Bandh, First Time After Abrogation Of Art 370

Naseer Ganai

The Jammu traders have accused the government of marring businesses and came up with a long list of ‘adverse business related decisions of the government in the past two years’.


19 September, 2021

UP CM's Report Card Claims Complete Transformation Of State, No Riot Since 2017

Outlook Web Desk

The BJP government has fulfilled every promise mentioned in the Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra in 2017, he said and voiced confidence that the party' tally will cross 350 seats in the 403-member House in the 2022 assembly polls.


19 September, 2021

Three-Time MLA Sukhjinder Randhawa To Be The Next CM of Punjab

Harish Manav

In the outgone cabinet of Captain Amarinder Singh, Minister for Prisons and Cooperation Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa (62) is a Jat Sikh face, three-time Congress MLA from Gurdaspur district in Majha region of Punjab. He became an MLA in 2002, 2007 and 2017.


19 September, 2021

L Murugan Likely To Be Elected Unopposed In RS Bypoll As Congress Not To Contest

Outlook Web Desk

The Congress has decided not to field its candidate from Madhya Pradesh from where Union Minister L Murugun is slated to contest Rajya Sabha bypoll.


19 September, 2021

In Probable List Of Punjab CM Contenders, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Says ‘Never Hankered After Posts’

Outlook Web Desk

A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.


19 September, 2021

Ashes, Bones And A Long Wait For Justice

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

One year after Hathras, father of Dalit woman refuses to immerse ashes in Ganga till accused are ‘hanged’. Living in fear and waiting for justice, family of gangrape-murder victim expresses dismay over 'slow pace' of court proceedings


19 September, 2021

Congress Ship Caught In Punjab Swirl, Gehlot Urges Captain To Listen To His ‘Inner Voice’

Outlook Web Desk

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he hopes Captain Amarinder Singh will not take any such step, which will harm the Congress party.


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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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