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Latest news today (September 4): Presenting FE’s Breaking News today. We will keep you updated on all major news, views and much more throughout the day.
Hindu communities living in Pakistan have staged protests in areas near the Sindh-Punjab border of Pakistan since Friday over the abduction of some members of the minority community by bandits. According to police reports, three Hindus have been abducted in the past few days.
The Reserve Bank on Monday said the UPI System will also include pre-sanctioned credit lines issued by banks for transactions. Earlier, only the deposited amount could be transacted through the UPI System. In April, the RBI proposed to expand the scope of the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) by enabling transfer to/from pre-sanctioned credit lines at banks. Currently, savings accounts, overdraft accounts, prepaid wallets and credit cards can be linked to UPI. (PTI)
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Lt Governor V K Saxena unveiled a life-sized sculpture of 117x54x32 inch dimension Lord Ganesha at a tri-junction in front of the Dhaula Kuan Metro Station on NH-48 as a part of Delhi beautification project for the upcoming G20 Summit in Delhi.
A newly constructed factory in Tapi district of Gujarat blasted in fire when labour were setting up the machinery. As per the police reports, 2 workers were found dead while 3 people were critically injured and rushed to hospital for treatment.
According to an official announcement, the state-owned NTPC will organize a symposium on “Green Hydrogen Pilots in India” on Tuesday. The conference will highlight several green hydrogen pilot projects being carried out by both public and private sector businesses in India, according to a statement released on Monday by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). On September 5, 2023, New Delhi will host a one-day symposium on “Green Hydrogen Pilots in India” as part of the lead-up to the G20 Summit.
Russia’s defence minister has proposed to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that their countries hold a naval exercise, along with China, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Monday, citing South Korea’s intelligence agency. Russian Minister of Defence Sergei Shoigu visited North Korea for the 70th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, celebrated in North Korea as “Victory Day”, in July when he met Kim. (Reuters)
Indian captain Rohit Sharma has won toss against Nepal in Asia Cup match today. India has opted to bowl against Nepal.
E-commerce major Amazon on Monday said it will make an initial investment of USD 3 million in nature-based projects in India. The allocation is part of the company’s USD 15 million fund it has allocated for nature-based projects in Asia Pacific (APAC). “The first USD 3 million from the fund’s APAC allocation will support nature-based projects in India. “For its first project, Amazon will be working with the Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS) to support communities and conservation efforts in the Western Ghats, which is home to more than 30 per cent of all of India’s wildlife species, including the world’s largest population of wild Asiatic elephants and tigers,” the company said in a statement. (PTI)
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday said that his government has filed an FIR against the members of the Editors Guild. Singh said that the members of the Guild are ‘trying to create more clashes’ in the strife-torn state.
Our little family has grown & our hearts are fuller than we could ever imagine! This morning we welcomed our little boy, Angad Jasprit Bumrah into the world. We are over the moon and can’t wait for everything this new chapter of our lives brings with it ❤️ – Jasprit and Sanjana pic.twitter.com/j3RFOSpB8Q
Indian cricket team’s ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah and wife Sanjana Ganesan welcomed baby body today. Bumrah will be missing out the India vs Nepal Asia Cup match today as he is with his family for the joyous occasion.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow. During his meeting, CM Yogi is set to invite PM Modi for Ram Mandir inauguration, an India Today report says. Ram Mandir is set for a grand launch in 2024.
🇮🇳Vikram soft-landed on 🌖, again!
Vikram Lander exceeded its mission objectives. It successfully underwent a hop experiment.
On command, it fired the engines, elevated itself by about 40 cm as expected and landed safely at a distance of 30 – 40 cm away.… pic.twitter.com/T63t3MVUvI
Vikram Lander exceeded its mission objectives. It successfully underwent a hop experiment. On command, it fired the engines, elevated itself by about 40 cm as expected and landed safely at a distance of 30 – 40 cm away, tweets ISRO. (READ MORE)
Karnataka | Four people dead, three injured after the car they were travelling in rammed into a parked truck near Mallapura -Golarhatti in Chitradurga, says SP Chitradurga. (ANI)
Two people were killed and 10 others injured after a three-storey building in the Fatehpur area here in Uttar Pradesh collapsed early Monday, police said. The incident occurred around 3:15 am and it was reported that 15 people are trapped under the building’s debris, they said. (PTI)
Indian Air Force’s mega exercise codenamed ‘Trishul’ begins today. The training exercise will see Rafale, Sukhois, Jaguar and attack choppers in the skies along the borders of China and Pakistan from today. The exercise will be carried out from September 4 to September 14. According to the Indian Air Force, all major fleets of fighter aircraft including the Rafale, Mirage 2000 and the Su-30MKIs will be participating in the drills along with heavy-lift transport aircraft and choppers including the Chinooks and Apache. Garud Special Forces are also part of the drills where all elements of air power are likely to be exercised. Exercise to be held from September 4 to 14 in the northern sector including Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.
US President Joe Biden has said that he is looking forward to his trip to India this week but is disappointed that his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will not attend the G20 summit in New Delhi. Biden will travel to India on September 7 to participate in the G20 Summit and will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 8 on the sidelines of the historic meeting, the White House announced on Friday. In its capacity as the current president of G20, India is hosting the annual summit of the influential grouping in New Delhi on September 9 and 10. (PTI)
In order to maintain foolproof security arrangements during the G20 Summit, scheduled to be held in Delhi from September 9 to 10, the Delhi Police metro unit asked the Chief Security Commissioner to close some metro station gates that open towards the VVIPS Route/venue of Summit/Place, from September 8 to 10.
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