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Here are the highlights of the day:

14:53 hours: Bombay High Court refuses ad-interim relief to Shiv Sena leader and former MP Anandrao Adsul in his plea seeking quashing of summons issued by Enforcement Directorate in an alleged money laundering case. Next date of hearing is 8 October, reports ANI.

13:32 hours: Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah approves release by Central government of 2nd installment of central share of State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF), says Ministry of Home Affairs.

13:01 hours: Toffee wrappers are no more thrown on floors but kept in pockets. Kids alert elders not to litter around. The youth are taking initiative. Some are earning wealth from waste, while some are creating awareness. There is segregation of dry and wet waste, there's awareness, says PM Modi.

12:25 hours: This 2nd phase of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 is also an important step in fulfilling dreams of BR Ambedkar. It's our privilege that today's program has been organised at BR Ambedkar Center. He believed that urban development was pivotal to equality, says PM Modi.

12:20 hours: The aim of Swach Bharat Mission 2.0 is to make the cities garbage-free. With this 2nd phase, we also aim sewage and safety management, making cities water-secure and ensuring that uncleaned nullahs don't merge into rivers, says PM Modi.

12:19 hours: BREAKING: PM Modi launches Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0.

12:18 hours: Supreme Court issues notice to the Centre and UIDAI on a petition seeking directions to eliminate the mandatory pre-condition of submitting Aadhaar details in CoWIN portal while verifying an individual for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine, reports ANI.

12:05 hours: Pulwama police and security forces have apprehended LeT terrorist Shamim Sofi. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition recovered from him, says Jammu and Kashmir Police.

11:47 hours: Swachh Bharat Mission has succeeded not only because of lakhs of toilets or bringing waste processing to 70 per cent but also because PM Modi made this project into a 'Jan Andolan', says Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

11:46 hours: PM Modi arrives to launch Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0.

11:14 hours: Supreme Court pulls up Kisan Mahapanchayat for approaching the court to continue the protests by blocking the National Highways in Delhi-NCR. Supreme Court says protesting farmers are obstructing traffic, blocking trains and national highways.

10:32 hours: Just In: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi to arrive in Delhi today, reports.

9:42 hours: Just In: India reports 26,727 new COVID-19 cases, 28,246 recoveries and 277 deaths in last 24 hours, says Union Health Ministry.

Active cases: 2,75,224

Total cases: 3,37,66,707

Total recoveries: 3,30,43,144

Death toll: 4,48,339

Total vaccination: 89,02,08,007 (64,40,451 in last 24 hours)

9:30 hours: PM Modi extends birthday greetings to President Ram Nath Kovind.

"Due to his humble personality, he has endeared himself to entire nation. His focus on empowering the poor and marginalised sections of society is exemplary. May he lead a long and healthy life," he tweets.

9:15 hours: A total of 57,04,77,338 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 30 September 2021. Of these, 15,20,899 samples were tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical Research.

8:35 hours: Centre is ready for all kinds of support to establish an integrated agriculture university in State. Some farmers are not able to receive benefits of PM kisan samman yojana due to some issues with land records, we'll solve it, says MoS Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje.

8:27 hours: General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff, is on a two-day visit to Ladakh Sector to review the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness. He will also interact with troops deployed in the harshest terrain and weather conditions, says Indian Army.

7:54 hours: A 20-year-old man admitted to Mumbai's Cooper Hospital after being injured in a leopard attack in Goregaon area of Mumbai last night. He was going to his house with his friend when he was attacked by the leopard. This is the fifth leopard attack in the area in the last 8 days, reports ANI.

7:28 hours: PM Narendra Modi to launch Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 today at 11 am. Missions designed to make all our cities ‘Garbage Free’ and ‘Water Secure, says Prime Minister's Office.

7:11 hours: I've asked officials to fill potholes within 10 days. We've identified 175 buildings as dilapidated which need to be demolished. 10 such buildings have been razed. We released Rs 1,000 crore to asphalt roads, tenders have been called, says Karnataka Revenue Minister R Ashoka.

7:05 hours: One unidentified terrorist neutralised. The operation is underway. Details awaited, says Jammu and Kashmir Police.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma