News 26th September
1. 14 Indians among 717 killed in Hajj stampede in Saudi Arabia; MEA says 13 injured are under treatment.
2. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders review of annual Hajj pilgrimage procedures after the stampede accident in Mecca.
3. Prime Minister says reforms tops government priority in governance; Meets top Fortune 500 CEOs in New York.
4. Minister Narendra Modi to address United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in New York tonight.
5. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley launches a week long credit campaign under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana to provide credit to small scale entrepreneurs.
6. Centre announces Special Assistance of thousand crore rupees for Andhra Pradesh.
7. In Punjab, Government issues public notice to ascertain identity of 17 mentally unsound persons lodged in Pakistan jails for their early repatriation.
8. Comptroller and Auditor General to audit preparedness of Delhi government and local authorities’ to deal with dengue in national capital.
9. Eid Ul Zuha is being celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and devotion today.
10. Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis storm into the Women’s Doubles final of Guangzhou Open tennis tournament.