Sensex crosses 60,000 National monetisation pipeline plan announced Over 2.5 crore vaccinations completed in a Day Sensex at Mt 50,000 May 26,2014: Narendra Modi becomes prime minister Sensex crosses 30,000 Covid 19 vaccine approved for use Oct 29, 2007: Scales 20,000 Kargil War. NDA wins with Atal Bihari Vajpayee is Prime Minister Blasts in Mumbai and BSE building 1992: The Big Bull Harshad Mehta scam leads to crash July 25, 1990: Hits 1,000 Technology Boom. Sensex crosses 5,000 NDA wins 2nd term. Corporate tax cut Feb 6, 2006: Touches 10,000 Ketan Parekh scam, Gujarat earthquake Scam: PNB, Crisis: IL&FS UPA wins, Manmohan Singh is PM has gained The index25.75% this 12,297.14 points or year 60,000 Both the 50,000 and in 2021, levels were breached GST is implemented Scams: Commonwealth Games, 2G telecom ripoff Demonetisation showing the resilience of the market after the pandemictriggered crash in March 2020 2008: Market slumps due to Satyam scam months to reach Eight the 50,000-mark60,000 from 2021 2019 2020 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1997 1998 1996 1995 1993 1994 1992 1991 1989 1990 1988 1987 1985 1986 1984 2008: Global market crash impact investor sentiments 1983 1982 Jan 2, 1986: Sensex goes live with a base of 100 1981 Here is how the market worm moved, taking breathtaking leaps despite the economy taking its time to find its feet. A look at the historic landmarks it crossed in the process over the years 1991: Index rallies after then finance minister Manmohan Singh liberalises economy 1980 Sensex at Mt 60,000 Covid 19 triggers crash UPS wins 2nd Term HYDERABAD SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2021 `7.00 PAGES 16 LATE CITY EDITION Rollout of vaccination programme. 43 Cr doses administered Sensex at 40,000 CHENNAI ■ MADURAI ■ VIJAYAWADA ■ BENGALURU ■ KOCHI ■ HYDERABAD ■ VISAKHAPATNAM ■ COIMBATORE ■ KOZHIKODE ■ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ■ BELAGAVI ■ BHUBANESWAR ■ SHIVAMOGGA ■ MANGALURU ■ TIRUPATI ■ TIRUCHY ■ TIRUNELVELI ■ SAMBALPUR ■ HUBBALLI ■ DHARMAPURI ■ KOTTAYAM ■ KANNUR ■ VILLUPURAM ■ KOLLAM ■ WARANGAL ■ TADEPALLIGUDEM ■ NAGAPATTINAM ■ THRISSUR ■ KALABURAGI Af, Covid-19 and climate focus of Modi-Biden talks P U S H K A R B A N A K A R @ New Delhi PRIME Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Friday held their first bilateral meeting in Washington where they agreed to fight challenges like Covid and climate change together while strengthening mutual ties. In his opening remarks, Biden recalled his Mumbai visit in his capacity of US vice-president and said that ties between the US and India are destined to grow. “We must take on challenges like Covid and climate change together,” he said. Both invoked Mahatma Gandhi and his values of non-violence. Biden is the third US President since 2014 to hold a bilateral meeting with Modi. Modi said Biden’s presidency will sow the seeds for better bilateral ties and also for all democracies across the world. “You have taken unique initiatives since you assumed office with regard to Covid, climate change and Quad. We will work together on these issues, which will benefit not only our countries but the entire world,” Modi told his host. Modi said technology would be a significant player in the coming decade across the world. “Technology will be used for betterment of humanity and will provide tremendous opportunities,” he said and added that trade will also continue to play an important part in bilateral rela- CAPITAL HORROR Ganglord shot dead in Delhi courtroom G AYAT H R I M A N I @ New Delhi US President Joe Biden welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi at White House on Friday | PTI tions. In the delegation-level talks, the two leaders discussed cooperation in various sectors like trade, defence and security, including matters of regional and global importance, like the Afghan situation. At the Quad summit that followed, Modi said its vaccine initiative would greatly help the countries of the Indo-Pacific. Modi, along with Biden, Australian PM Scott Morrison and Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga, participated in the first-ever in-person Quad leaders’ summit in New York. Biden announced Quad scholarships where 25 students from each member country would be able to pursue master’s degrees in prestigious US universities. IN a shocking incident of security lapse, Delhi’s most wanted gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi was shot dead by his rival gang inside a local courtroom in the presence of a judge on Friday afternoon, where he was brought to appear in a criminal trial by the Delhi Police. Two assailants belonging to the rival Tillu Tajpuria gang were already present in the courtroom in lawyers’ robes. As Gogi, shepherded by the counter intelligence team and the special cell of the northern range of the Delhi Police, entered courtroom number 207 of the Rohini Court Complex, the attackers whipped out their .30 bore pistols and opened fire, killing him on spot. Sources said he received five-six bullets. Police in the room then neutralised the assailants. “The police responded in a controlled, calibrated manner and in the counter-fire both the assailants received gunshots and were immobilised. All three persons were later declared brought dead in the hospital,” said the police. Sources said the attackers entered the court from Gate number 4 where no security check happens. IITian from Bihar tops Civil Service exam E X P R E S S N E W S S E R V I C E @ New Delhi/Bihar/Bhopal AN IIT-Bombay graduate from Bihar topped the Civil Service Examination (CSE), results for which were announced by the UPSC on Friday Shubham . Kumar from Katihar in Bihar secured the first rank, followed by Bhopal girl Jagrati Awasthi, an engineer from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal. Shubham emerged topper with , anthropology as his optional, while Jagrati’s was sociology . The son of a bank cashier, Shubham did his schooling from a government school before making it to IIT-Bombay He did not succeed in his first at. tempt in 2018, but secured rank 290 in the very next. He attempted the exam for the third time to improve his ranking and emerged as the 2020 topper. “I prepared for two years in Delhi, of which one was with an institute,” he said. He had quit his job as a researcher in the US to prepare for the exam. Shubham has opted for Bihar as the cadre of choice, as he aims to work towards flood mitigation and women empowerment in his home state. Warangal girl bags 20th rank Hyderabad: The UPSC Civil Services Examination aspirants from Telangana reaped a rich harvest with two of them finishing among the top 100 when the results were declared on Friday. P Srija, a resident of Hyderabad, cracked the prestigious exam in the first attempt to P Srija bag All India Ranking (AIR) 20 while emerging as the State topper. Srija, who originally hails from Warangal, completed her MBBS from Osmania P4 Medical College in 2019. JAB-O-METER TAKE YOUR SHOT Sep 23 65,26,432 doses Sep 24 64,58,806 doses TOTAL DOSES 84,82,80,511 NATIONWIDE SEP 23 SEP 24 Fresh cases Recoveries Deaths 31,923 31,990 282 31,382 32,542 318 TELANGANA SEP 23 SEP 24 Fresh cases Recoveries Deaths 247 315 1 239 336 2 EXPRESS READ BJP seals alliance with Nishad Party in UP Lucknow: With the 2022 battle for UP looming large, the BJP on Friday sealed its alliance with Nirbal Indian Shoshit Hamara Apna Dal (NISHAD) for the upcoming polls. Meanwhile, two former senior BSP leaders Lalji Verma and Ram Achal Rajbhar met Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav. “We reiterate that we are together for the forthcoming UP elections,” BJP’s UP poll in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan said | P8
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