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Here are the highlights of the day:

14:20 hours: Intense spell of rainfall is likely to continue over Kolkata and suburban areas during next 2-3 hours today, says India Meteorological Department.

14:00 hours: There was a report about large number of COVID cases in Madhubani. This report is false. Yesterday, around 148 samples were sent for testing in Madhubani, all samples have tested negative for COVID19, says Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey.

13:23 hours: BREAKING: In its revised travel advisory, the UK government says Covishield qualifies as an approved vaccine.

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12:30 hours: Investigation shows Maulana Kaleem Siddiqui's trust received Rs 3 crores in foreign funding including Rs 1.5 from Bahrain. Six teams of ATS have been formed to investigate this case, says Uttar Pradesh ADG (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar.

12:14 hours: Puducherry reports 117 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths and 92 recoveries. Active cases stand at 945, says state health department.

11:19 hours: This year, 87 dengue cases were reported in September (from September 1 to September 19). Last year it was 188. The number of dengue cases is lower than the previous years in the month of September. The COVID-19 is under control in the national capital, says Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain.

10:40 hours: My visit to US would be an occasion to strengthen the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with US, consolidate relations with our strategic partners – Japan and Australia - and take forward our collaboration on important global issues, says PM Modi.

10:39 hours: During my visit to US between September 22-25, I will review India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with President Joe Biden and exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, says PM Modi.

I will participate in first in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit along with President Biden, Australian PM Scott Morrison and Japan's PM Yoshihide Suga. The Summit provides an opportunity to identify priorities for future engagements based on our shared vision for Indo-Pacific region, he added.

10:28 hours: Just In: Former chief minister of Haryana and State Congress' Legislature Party (CLP) leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda has called a CLP meeting in Chandigarh today.

10:09 hours: In an unfortunate incident last night, one policeman posted at Handwara police station, Ajay Dhar succumbed to the bullet injury when he tried to forcefully enter a temple at midnight in the Handwara area of Kupwara district, says Jammu and Kashmir Police.

9:47 hours: Hyderabad City Civil court directs Telangana Congress chief A Revanth Reddy not to make any statement linking State Minister KT Rama Rao with the drugs scandal being probed by Enforcement Directorate in the State, says Office of KT Rama Rao.

9:35 hours: Just In: India reports 26,964 new COVID cases, 34,167 recoveries and 383 deaths in the last 24 hours, says Union Health Ministry.

Active cases: 3,01,989 (lowest in 186 days)

Total recoveries: 3,27,83,741

Death toll: 4,45,768

Total vaccination: 82,65,15,754

8:59 hours: Thank you Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for announcing India will resume crucial COVID vaccine shipments to COVAX in October. This is an important development in support of reaching 40 per cent vaccination target in all countries by the end of the year, says WHO DG Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

8:28 hours: 26 new cases of dengue have been reported in Meerut. With this, active cases rises to 115. There are 63 patients who are hospitalised. We are urging people to maintain cleanliness. Action will be taken against those found flouting the protocol, says Meerut CMO Akhilesh Mohan.

8:04 hours: Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi, parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and Deeg (Rajasthan) during the next 2 hours (issued at 7.10am), says India Meteorological Department.

7:28 hours: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar meets Foreign Minister of South Korea Chung Eui-yong.

Pleased to meet FM Chung Eui-yong of Republic of Korea. A wide ranging conversation on different aspects of our relationship. Republic of Korea’s New Southern Policy and India’s Act East Policy have strengthened our convergence in the Indo-Pacific, he said after the meeting.

7:14 hours: External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar meets Foreign Minister of Italy Luigi Di Maio.

Discussed challenges related to vaccine accessibility and smooth travel. Look forward to joining him at a discussion on Afghanistan tomorrow, he tweeted after the meet.

7:07 hours: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be leaving for his three-day visit to the US on Wednesday to participate in Quad Leaders' Summit, address UNGA session and hold bilateral talks with Joe Biden.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma