सई नदी की करुण कथा : पौराणिक और ऐतिहासिक नदी मर रही है

News Headlines : 17th September 2021

  • The UN Security Council decides to extend until 17th March 2022 the mandate of UNAMA (United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan), as defined in its resolution 2543.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks SCO member states to fight against increasing radicalization which is the root cause of problem for the region.
  • SCO member states stress on the need of an inclusive government in Afghanistan; Reaffirm the need to step up joint efforts to prevent terrorism and its financing.
  • The time limit for intimation of Aadhaar number to the Income-tax Department for linking of PAN with Aadhaar has been extended from Sept 30, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
  • India achieves extraordinary feat by administering over two crore COVID-19 vaccine doses in a single day marking the 71st birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • India has administered over 2.25 crore daily vaccinations till 9.30 pm today.
  • Home minister Amit Shah says, team at the Central Government is moving ahead with a comprehensive vision which includes development for all.
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chairs 45th Meeting of the GST Council; GST reduced from 12 per cent to 5 per cent on cancer drugs and seven other medicines; Reduced rates on COVID medicines extended till 31st December.
  • I&B Minister Anurag Thakur calls for collective and synergised initiatives for comprehensive socio-economic development of Himachal Pradesh.
  • In a joint search operation, Police and Army have recovered arms and ammunition including four pistols at Telangam village in Pulwama district.
  • India will take leading position in production of millets, says Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar.
  • Mumbai Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested an associate of Dawood Ibrahim, Azim Bhau alias Mohammad Azim Abu Saleem. He was involved in extortion and smuggling of drugs. Cases of extortion & robbery have been registered against him at several police stations.