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Headlines: Indian Forces To Get Updated Training Modules On Taliban

Indian Forces To Get Updated Training Modules On Taliban

After the arrival of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the geo-political situation in central and south Asia have changed drastically, and India’s borders pose a serious threat now. In order to combat new security-related situations, the central security establishment has decided to prepare a new training module on the Taliban, and both the ground forces and their intelligence setup have been asked to update their strategies and tactics to combat the new geo-political situation. Speaking to PTI, a senior official said: “It is very important for the last man standing at the border, a checkpost or under a police jurisdiction to know about the Taliban’s history and linked activities and strategies,” The directives have also been sent to the central and state police forces to train their officers in service and during induction. 

Covid-Bulletin: India Records 27,254 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 97.54% 

According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry, India has recorded 27,254 fresh covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 3,74,269, constituting 1.13% of total covid-19 cases reported in the country. Meanwhile, daily recoveries have outnumbered fresh covid-19 cases by a huge margin with registering 37,687 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The daily and weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2.26% and 2.11% respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 54.30 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 74.38 crore covid-19 vaccines so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

Weather Update: Parts Of Haryana And Adjoining Areas To Receive Light To Moderate Rainfall

As per the Indian Meteorological Department, parts of Haryana and adjoining areas are likely to receive light to moderate rainfall. Taking to Twitter, IMD Tweeted: “13-09-2021; 1015 IST; Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Hissar, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Narwana, Loharu, Charkhidadri, Kaithal, Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Jind, Hansi(Haryana) during next 2 hours,” On Sunday, the capital woke up to heavy rainfall which provided the relief from the heat. However, the heavy rain also caused waterlogging and heavy traffic in many areas. 

Mission Shakti SHGs Empowered 16,000 Women SHGs And Other Vulnerable Groups

The partnership between Mission Shakti Self Help Groups (SHGs) and the Housing, and Urban Development Department (H&UDD) has led the way for community-centric and women development model in Odisha with empowering 16,000 women SHGs and other vulnerable groups according to the state’s Housing and Urban Development Department press release. Speaking about the same, Housing and Urban Development Minister Pratap Jena said: “Community engagement in urban services delivery through Mission Shakti women SHGs is now a non-negotiable agenda. It has led to women-led community initiatives across programmes, socio-economic empowerment of women and entrepreneurship development for an emerging economy,” In Odisha, around 2,378 SHGs are engaged in solid waste collection, transportation, segregation, treatment, disposal and reuse as per standardized norms. 

Leh Hit By 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake

On Monday, the National Centre For Seismology informed that Leh’s Alchi was hit by an earthquake of magnitude 4.2. The earthquake tremors were felt till 89 kilometers of Alchi at 9:16 am. Taking to Twitter, NCS tweeted: “Earthquake of magnitude: 4.2, occurred on 13-09-2021, 09:16:46 IST, Lat: 33.65 and long: 76.50, depth: 5 km, location: 89km SW of Alchi (Leh), Jammu and Kashmir, India,” 

TMKOC Actor Munmun Dutta And Raj Anadkat Slams Media And Netizens For Cooking Up False Stories

After reports of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah actor Munmun Dutta dating her co-star, Raj Anadkat, surfaced online, the two have been heavily trolled on all social media platforms. On Sunday, both the actors who are known for essaying the role of Babita and Tapu in the hit show TMKOC broke their silence on the matter. Taking to Instagram and slamming the media for making up false stories, Munmun Dutta wrote: “To the media and their zero credibility ‘journos’, who has given u the right to post ‘IMAGINARY’ ‘MADE UP’ articles in people’s name about their private life without their consent? R u liable to the damage that you cause to their lives with your reckless behaviour? You don’t stop at shoving your cameras on the face of a grieving woman who has just lost her love or lost her son, in a funeral, just for your trps. You can stoop to any level to create sensational articles/ headlines at the cost of someone’s dignity, but R U GOING TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR WRECKING HAVOC IN THEIR LIVES?? If No then, YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF!!” 

She also shared a post for the general public and wrote: “To the general public, I had far better expectations from you. But the FILTH that you have showered in the comment section, even from the so-called ‘LITERATE’ ones proves how regressive a society we are. Women are constantly AGE SHAMED, SLUT SHAMED, MOM SHAMED, at the cost of your humour. Whether YOUR humour drives someone to the edge of a mental breakdown or not, is NEVER your concern. 13 years of entertaining people and it didn’t take 13 minutes for anyone of you to RIP MY DIGNITY APART. So next time someone is clinically depressed or driven to take their own lives, pause and think whether it was YOUR WORDS that drove that person to the edge or not. Today, I am ashamed of calling myself a DAUGHTER OF INDIA.” 

Raj Anakdat also took to Instagram and slammed the trollers and wrote: “To everyone who has been constantly writing about me, THINK of the repercussions that can happen in my life because of your ‘COOKED UP’ (false) stories and that too about my life without any consent. All the creative people out there please channelize your creativity somewhere else it will be helpful to you. May God bless them with good sense,”

Bigg Boss OTT: Muskan Jattana Evicted; Neha Bhasin Saved

In the latest Weekend Ka Vaar episode of Bigg Boss OTT, social media influencer and a known face on TikTok, Muskan Jattana, aka Moose Jattana, got evicted from the show. The two contestants who were at the bottom were Moose Jattana and Neha Bhasin. After a tie, contestant Raqesh Bapat had to choose who he wanted to save, and he chose Neha Bhasin. This week the whole house was nominated by Bigg Boss after Pratik Sehajpal was caught cheating in the ticket to the finale task, with the task eventually getting cancelled. 

Daniil Medvedev Defeats Novak Djokovic To Win Russia’s First Grand Slam Title

On Sunday, Russian player Daniil Medvedev created history by defeating Novak Djokovic by winning the Grand Slam title. While shattering the dream of Djokovic of winning the Grand Slam Title, Daniil won Russia’s first Grand Slam title. Sharing the top with Roger Federer and Rafel Nadal, Daniil wrote: “Sorry for you fans and Novak because we all know what he was going for. What you have accomplished in your career… for me, you are the greatest tennis player in history.” Meanwhile, Novak also congratulated Daniil on his big win and wrote: “Congratulations to Daniil. Amazing match. If there’s anyone that deserves a Grand Slam title right now, it’s you.”


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