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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the United Nations General Assembly, via video conferencing in New Delhi on Saturday
KYC documents needs to be submitted to the concerned SBI branch to participate in SBI mega e-auction (Mint)
During the moratorium period, borrowers don’t have to pay EMIs on the loan (MINT_PRINT)
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)

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Eminent economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia passed away. (File photo) (PTI)
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday (AP)
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Saturday (AP)

How long will India be kept out of decision-making structures of UN, asks Modi

  • There are several instances that point to the need for a serious introspection of the work of the United Nations, says PM Modi in his UNGA speech
  • 'Where is the United Nations in this joint fight against the pandemic? Where is its effective response?,' asks Modi

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External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar  (PTI)
Use of IT services and electronic monitoring will result in better enforcement of traffic rules in the country and will lead to removing harassment of drivers
FSSAI's letter said that the food business operators might also display the date of manufacturing, adding that it is not mandatory however (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually addresses the United Nations General Assembly, from New Delhi, Saturday (PTI)
Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor arrives to attend questioning by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials, in Mumbai on September 26, 2020, in an escalating drugs probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. (Photo by Sujit JAISWAL / AFP) (AFP)
Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor arrives to attend questioning by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials, in Mumbai on September 26, 2020, in an escalating drugs probe following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. (Photo by Sujit JAISWAL / AFP) (AFP)

Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan leave NCB office after questioning

  • Deepika Padukone was also questioned by the NCB on Saturday, but at a different venue
  • The agency has arrested actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik and some suspected drug peddlers in the case

Mukesh Ambani earlier said, 'Silver Lake will be an invaluable partner in implementing our vision for Indian Retail'
Mukesh Ambani earlier said, 'Silver Lake will be an invaluable partner in implementing our vision for Indian Retail'

RIL gets 7,500 crore from Silver Lake for 1.75% stake in retail arm

  • On 9 September, Reliance Industries announced that Silver Lake would invest 7,500 crore in its retail arm
  • This marks the second investment by Silver Lake in a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, following a 10,202.55 crore investment in Jio Platforms

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya speaks at Lok Sabha (PTI)
The NCB had launched an investigation into the drugs case after it received official communication from the Enforcement Directorate
This picture taken on September 19, 2020 from across the water in Hong Kong shows a view of the skyline of Yantian, a district in the neighbouring Chinese mainland city of Shenzhen.
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The COVID-19 test kit is far more economical and reliable than the ones used currently, claimed the makers (AFP)
Senior citizens can draw a minimum pension of  ₹1,000 per month depending on the amount invested in the scheme
Karan Johar, owner of Dharma Productions
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The tariff of RJio's post-paid plans are almost double of its existing plans. (REUTERS)
The tariff of RJio's post-paid plans are almost double of its existing plans. (REUTERS)

Jio's post-paid plans indicate shift towards higher ARPU regime: Ind-Ra

  • The tariff differentiations between telcos -- RJio, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BAL) and Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) -- have also been gradually thinning away over the past nine to 12 months, indicating lowering competition intensity

Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance Group, said he believed that upon the resolution of RCom and RITL’s debt, as per resolution plans filed before NCLT, a significant portion, if not the whole, of the said debts will stand discharged.mint
Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance Group, said he believed that upon the resolution of RCom and RITL’s debt, as per resolution plans filed before NCLT, a significant portion, if not the whole, of the said debts will stand discharged.mint

Simple man of simple tastes, leads disciplined not lavish lifestyle: Anil Ambani

Former billionaire Anil Ambani rejected a judge’s comment that he lived a 'lavish lifestyle' as he faced questions about his assets from lawyers acting for a trio of Chinese banks

Family members and relatives of Indian musician SP Balasubrahmanyam mourn during his last rites, he passed away in Chennai on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Contrarians typically aim to do the opposite of whatever the crowd is doing, but sometimes the crowd is right.
Manmohan Singh turns 88 today
The yellow metal had hit a record high of  ₹56,200 last month.
Former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey arrives at Janta Dal (United) headquarters to attend a meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna, Saturday (PTI)
Former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey arrives at Janta Dal (United) headquarters to attend a meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, in Patna, Saturday (PTI)

Former Bihar top cop Gupteshwar Pandey set to join Nitish Kumar's JDU today

  • The ex-Bihar DGP quitting the IPS has triggered speculation of him contesting the upcoming Bihar assembly polls
  • Pandey was supposed to join the Nitish Kumar-led JDU on 26 September at a ceremony scheduled at 1 pm

An employee of SinoVac works in a lab at a factory producing its SARS CoV-2 Vaccine for COVID-19 named CoronaVac in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. SinoVac's CEO says they have injected 90 percent of its employees and family members, or about 3,000 people, and provided tens of thousands of rounds of CoronaVac to the municipal government of Beijing. It's a highly unusual move that raises ethical and safety questions, as companies and governments worldwide race to develop a vaccine that will stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (AP)
An employee of SinoVac works in a lab at a factory producing its SARS CoV-2 Vaccine for COVID-19 named CoronaVac in Beijing on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. SinoVac's CEO says they have injected 90 percent of its employees and family members, or about 3,000 people, and provided tens of thousands of rounds of CoronaVac to the municipal government of Beijing. It's a highly unusual move that raises ethical and safety questions, as companies and governments worldwide race to develop a vaccine that will stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) (AP)

China pushes emergency use of covid vaccine despite concerns

Chinese companies earlier drew attention for giving the vaccine to their top executives and leading researchers before human trials to test their safety and efficacy had even begun

As public sentiment turns against China amid an ongoing border conflict, New Delhi has clamped down hard on Chinese presence in the Indian tech ecosystem (MINT_PRINT)
FILE - In this Monday Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, workers erect a fence along the Denmark Germany border at Padborg, Denmark. Officials say the number of wild boars in Denmark has fallen since a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence was erected along the German border to protect the valuable Danish pork industry. The fence was put up last year in an attempt to prevent wild swine crossing from Germany and breeding with farm pigs or possibly passing disease. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File) (AP)
FILE - In this Monday Jan. 28, 2019 file photo, workers erect a fence along the Denmark Germany border at Padborg, Denmark. Officials say the number of wild boars in Denmark has fallen since a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence was erected along the German border to protect the valuable Danish pork industry. The fence was put up last year in an attempt to prevent wild swine crossing from Germany and breeding with farm pigs or possibly passing disease. (Frank Cilius/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File) (AP)

Dogs, drones scour German border in race against fatal pig fever

  • Dogs trained to sniff out dead boar started searching on Monday, and the government secured a 150-square-kilometer (58 square miles) area with a temporary electric fence

Rising temperatures and hot, humid heatwaves are a growing threat to India as climate change accelerates. (Photo: Getty Images)
Rising temperatures and hot, humid heatwaves are a growing threat to India as climate change accelerates. (Photo: Getty Images)

Is extreme heat making India unlivable?

2020 is on track to becoming one of the hottest years ever recorded globally. But nowhere is extreme heat and humidity as much a threat as in India

A man rides a bicycle next to a billboard calling people to wear masks. (AP)
A man rides a bicycle next to a billboard calling people to wear masks. (AP)

Do masks help boost Covid immunity?

Non-medical fabric or disposable masks have been recommended across the world, mainly as a way to help stop infected people from spreading the new coronavirus

A woman sits with her child inside a quarantine centre for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients amidst the spread of the disease at an indoor sports complex in New Delhi (REUTERS)
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