Hello and welcome to News Nation’s live blog today. We bring you news updates from India and around the world. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be flying in indigenously built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas from the HAL airport in Bengaluru today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in Nashik on the concluding day of chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' 'Mahajanadesh Yatra'. Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale will brief media regarding PM Modi’s upcoming US visit. Transport bodies are observing one-day token strike against amended motor vehicles act provisions in Delhi-NCR today.
We'll have to accept that when formula of calculating figures of economy was changed, GDP was automatically increased by 2%. Figures say that the biggest problem is unemployment. Concrete steps should be taken to balance the macro-economic environment: Sachin Pilot, in Jaipur.
Punjab Cabinet has approved the modalities for distribution of smart mobile phones to the state’s youth, "to pave the way for the implementation of the scheme from December this year."
With respect to the 'gherao' of Union Minister Babul Supriyo by a section of students, the Governor of the State, Jagdeep Dhankhar (in file pic) has taken a very serious view and has spoken to the Chief Secretary of West Bengal: Press Secretary to West Bengal Governor.
In the first phase, the mobile phones would be distributed to those girl students who do not own a smart phone and are studying in class 11th and 12th of Govt schools in Punjab, in the current financial year.
A Bhubaneshwar court rejects the bail plea of former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Secretary, Ashirbad Behera, ex Secretary OCA (Odisha Cricket Association) and sends him to judicial custody till 1 October 2019. He has been arrested in Artha Tatwa chit fund scam case.
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale: The Prime Minister also, at the moment, intends to have about 20 other leader level bilateral meetings, including the meeting with US President Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of Mongolia, Khaltmaagiin Battulga to jointly unveil Lord Buddha statue at Gandan Monastery (Mongolia) tomorrow via video-conferencing.
President of Mongolia, Khaltmaagiin Battulga arrives in India. He is on a 5-day state visit to India during which he will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a visit to the US from the late afternoon of 21 September until the forenoon of 27 September. And the two cities on his itinerary are Houston in Texas and then in New York: Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale
PM Narendra Modi in Nashik: The country can feel that in the covers of this decision (Article 370), efforts are being done from across the border to spread to unrest and disbelief. Lot of efforts are being done to fuel violence in Jammu and Kashmir.
Forest Department tranquilized and captured a tiger from Rajasthan's Chainpura village today. The tiger had allegedly killed a 30-year-old man on 12 Sept.
Former Cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin files his nomination for the election to the post of President in Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA)
Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram has been brought to Rouse Avenue Court in connection with INX media case, at the end of his judicial custody.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Nashik. He will address the concluding rally of 'Mahajanadesh Yatra' undertaken by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today.
Delhi: Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee meets Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) Secretary, Ashirbad Behera, in connection with Artha Tatwa chit fund scam case
Union Home Minister & BJP President Amit Shah will address BJP MPs from all the states on September 21 through video conferencing, to discuss the celebrations to be held on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will be visiting Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur today, to inspect the progress in the construction work of Kartarpur Corridor.
Congress leader Lakshmi Hebbalkar appears before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning, in connection with money laundering case registered against DK Shivakumar.
Uttarakhand: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat with his wife Madhulika Rawat visited Badrinath Temple.
Delhi: Gangster Shikhandi has been arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell today from Sector 6 in Dwarka, in connection with a murder case.
DRDO Chief Dr G Satheesh Reddy says, "Raksha Mantri controlled and flew the Tejas for sometime." Defence Minister says, "Koi problem nahi, jaise-jaise N Tiwari batate rahe, waise-waise mein karta raha."
#WATCH DRDO Chief Dr G Satheesh Reddy says, "Raksha Mantri controlled and flew the Tejas for sometime." Defence Minister says, "Koi problem nahi, jaise-jaise N Tiwari batate rahe, waise-waise mein karta raha." pic.twitter.com/Do23J05M2I— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2019
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh finishes 30-minute sortie in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, in Bengaluru.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh finishes 30-minute sortie in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/rgz9EcWy9Q— ANI (@ANI) September 19, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army destroyed 9 live mortar shells of 120mm in Sandote, Basoni and Balakote village of Balakote sector in Mendhar sub-division of Poonch district, yesterday.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to meet the heads of public sector banks in Delhi today.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flies in Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, in Bengaluru.
Srilankan Navy apprehend 5 Indian fishermen from Jagathapattinam in Pudukkottai district near Delft Island today morning; interrogation going on.
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Rajnath Singh To Fly In Tejas: Defence Minister To Take Sortie In LCA Over Bengaluru Today