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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Howdy Modi event, at NRG Stadium in Houston.  (ANI )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Howdy Modi event, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (ANI )

PM Narendra Modi slams Pakistan over terror

  • PM Modi pointed out that the move to scrap the provision was debated in the upper and lower houses of parliament for hours and the debates involved were telecast live
  • The significance of Modi’s message to Pak, given in public and with Trump in the audience, could not have been lost on the audience

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the "Howdi Modi" event Sunday, September 22, 2019, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (Photo: AP)

PM disses Pakistan in Trump’s presence, says same culprit behind 9/11, 26/11

  • The crowd went into raptures as Modi talked about diluting Article 370 and in a reference to Pakistan, said it was time to unite against terrorism and those behind it
  • Modi said masterminds behind the 9/11 terror attack in the US in 2001 and 26/11 Mumbai attack in 2008 were all found in one country

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray. ht
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis with Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray. ht

BJP, Shiv Sena look to iron out differences over seats in Maharashtra

  • Shiv Sena leaders have maintained that they will not settle for anything less than 135 seats out of the total 288
  • Several senior BJP leaders in Maharashtra believe that since BJP already has 122 members of legislative assembly because the party had contested a majority number of seats alone in the previous assembly elections in 2014

With one of the focus areas being hydropower, the strategy will help establish first-user rights to the waters of the Brahmaputra, thus helping fast-track projects in the North-East. Mint
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump on stage during introductions at the 'Howdy Modi' event (AP)
Houston: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump shake hands after introductions during the
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Howdy Modi event, at NRG Stadium in Houston on Sunday.  (Photo: ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Howdy Modi event, at NRG Stadium in Houston on Sunday. (Photo: ANI)

At Howdy Modi, PM says ‘all is well’ in multiple languages, ends Hindi debate

  • The crowd went into raptures as Modi talked about diluting Article 370 and in a reference to Pakistan, said it was time to unite against terrorism and those behind it
  • Bonhomie was all on display at the stadium as US President Donald Trump and Modi showered praise on each other

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump shake hands after introductions during the
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump shake hands after introductions during the "Howdi Modi" event Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at NRG Stadium in Houston. Photo: AP

Narendra Modi wows America, Donald Trump wows India

  • US President Donald Trump says border security is vital to India and its people, just as it is to the US
  • This was Modi’s third event with the Indian diaspora in the US —the previous ones were in 2014 and 2015

President Donald Trump stands on stage with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at NRG Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Houston, during a 'Howdy Modi: Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' event. (AP)
President Donald Trump stands on stage with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at NRG Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Houston, during a 'Howdy Modi: Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' event. (AP)

Howdy Modi: Modi has Trump’s hands on his shoulder as anthems play

  • ‘Shared Dreams, Bright Futures,’ has been organized by Texas India Forum
  • Modi welcomed 'a very special person whose name is familiar to every person on the planet'

The new Tejas Express will only have a single stop i.e. in Kanpur.
The new Tejas Express will only have a single stop i.e. in Kanpur.

Over 2,000 bookings in IRCTCs Tejas Express in first two days

  • Most bookings are between October 23 and October 26, just ahead of Diwali.
  • The bookings for the Tejas trains - number 82501 from Lucknow to Delhi and 82502 from Delhi to Lucknow -- began on Saturday

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. (AP)
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. (AP)

World leaders feel the heat in upcoming climate summit

  • Brazil's, Poland's and Saudi Arabia's proposals for dealing with climate change fell short, so they're not on Monday's summit schedule
  • World Meteorological Organization’s report shows in the last several years, warming, sea level rise and carbon pollution have all accelerated

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal (Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint)
Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa. (HT)
The states where assembly bypolls will be held are Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, MP, Meghalaya, Odisha and Puducherry (one seat each).
The states where assembly bypolls will be held are Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, MP, Meghalaya, Odisha and Puducherry (one seat each).

EC announces bypolls to 2 more assembly seats in Gujarat

  • Bypolls to Radhanpur and Bayad assembly seats in Gujarat and the Samastipur Lok Sabha seat in Bihar will be held on October 21
  • Across India total 66 seats will go to bypolls

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. (ANI )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was presented the key to Houston city upon his arrival at the 'Howdy Modi! event.  (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was presented the key to Houston city upon his arrival at the 'Howdy Modi! event. (ANI)

‘Howdy, Modi!’ event: India has given farewell to Article 370, says PM Modi

  • PM Modi hit out at Pakistan for its support to terrorism and said India's decision to nullify Article 370 has caused trouble to those who cannot handle their country
  • PM Modi said he met Trump a few times and every time he has been warm, friendly, accessibly, energetic and full of wit

The study was led by Dr Clare Manderson from the Bioresource Processing Institute of Australia (BioPRIA)
The study was led by Dr Clare Manderson from the Bioresource Processing Institute of Australia (BioPRIA)

Researchers discover world's first blood incubator

  • The detection of immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies requires incubation at 37°C, often for up to 15 minutes
  • This breakthrough has the potential to improve the pre-transfusion testing of millions of patients undergoing blood transfusions across the world

File photo: Bloomberg
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar (Photo: ANI)
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar (Photo: ANI)

India will grow 'sustainably', says Prakash Javadekar

  • The Climate Action Summit, hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, aims to boost action to implement the 2016 Paris Agreement
  • Javadekar said energy intensity in the country has been brought down and that the results were for all to see

The Centre will have 16 officials and will be headed by a Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (PCCIT) as its chief. (iStock)
The Centre will have 16 officials and will be headed by a Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (PCCIT) as its chief. (iStock)

National centre for I-T e-assessment to be based in Delhi; CBDT issues order

  • The CBDT, that frames policy for the Income-tax department, has issued an order for the creation of the Centre
  • Nirmala Sitharaman has said the e-assessment scheme will be rolled out from 8 October-- when 'Vijayadashami' will be celebrated