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 Eightthe 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 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM l saturday l September 25, 2021 l `7.00 l PAGES 16 l 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 & climate focus of Modi-Biden talks, Quad summit P u s h k a r B ana 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 relations. 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. US President Joe Biden welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi at White House on Friday | PTI 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 Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, participated in the first-ever in-person Quad leaders’ summit in New York. “Be it Covid, security or technology, the Quad will work together and will be a force for global good,” Modi said. Biden announced Quad scholarships where 25 students from each member country would be able to pursue master’s degrees in prestigious US universities. Morrison said Australia believes in a free and open Indo-Pacific while Suga pressed the US to lift restrictions on the import of Japanese products like rice. capital horror Ganglord shot dead in Delhi courtroom G AYAT H RI M A N I @ New Delhi 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 personnel in the room then neutralised the assailants. “The police in escort and other duties 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 special cell of the police had a tip-off about the shootout, but did not have specific input that the assailants would enter the court dressed as lawyers. Sources said the attackers entered the court from Gate number 4 where no security check happens. Once inside, they took the stairs inside of a lift to reach the courtroom around 12-12.30 pm. The case for which Gogi appeared was against Sunil Maan of the Tillu gang. Mann was already in the courtroom. The police identified the attackers as Rahul and Morish. civil services exam girls lead state’s impressive show KERALITES IN TOP 100 K Meera 6 Midhun Premraj 12 Karishma Nair 14 P Sreeja 20 Aparna Ramesh 35 Aswathy Jiji 41 Nisha 51 Veena S Suthan 57 Aparna M B 62 Dheenan Dastageer 63 Prasanna Kumar 100 IITian emerges on top Revenue Minister K Rajan presents sweets to K Meera, who secured the sixth rank, at her residence in Thrissur on Friday | Express E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @T’Puram Kerala basked in civil services glory again when the results for the 2020 UPSC examinations were announced. As many as 11 candidates from the state figure in the top 100. K Meera, a native of Kolazhy in Thrissur, bagged the sixth rank and became the Kerala topper, while Mithun Premraj of Vadakara, Kozhikode, secured the 12th rank. Eight of the top 11 candidates from the state are women while 10 more women were ranked between 100 and 300. The other candidates who made it to the top 100 are Karishma Nair (14), P Sreeja (20), Aparna Ramesh (35), Aswathy Jiji (41), Nisha (51), Veena S Suthan (57), Aparna MB (62), Dheenan Dastageer (63) and Prasanna Kumar (100). Meera cleared the exam in her fourth attempt. “I’m delighted with this achievement. Deep learning in the subject and good coaching from my tutors have helped me clear the examination with a high rank. What- New Delhi/Bihar/Bhopal: An IITBombay graduate from Bihar topped the Civil Services Examination, 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. ever duties are vested in me, I’ll carry them out with utmost dedication,” she said. In 2018, she had fallen at the interview hurdle by just 12 marks, she said. “I didn’t quit, and kept striving to clear the exam,” said Meera. A BTech graduate in mechanical engineering, she chose sociology as the optional subject for the civil services exam. Meera’s father is a businessman and mother a teacher. Her younger sister is working in a pri● More on P2 vate firm. Left ousts UDF in Kottayam, courtesy BJP E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @ Kottayam THE LDF was in power in just one of the six municipalities in Kottayam district following the last local body elections. The front has increased it to three now, by wresting power from the UDF. If the Left had toppled the Congress-led front in Erattupetta with the support of SDPI nearly two weeks ago, it joined hands with the BJP to oust UDF in Kottayam on Friday The UDF . cried foul, with Opposition Leader V D Satheesan saying the CPM is tying up with communal forces against the UDF. The no-confidence motion brought by the LDF against chairperson Bincy Sebastian in Kottayam was passed with the support of BJP councillors. In the 52-member council, both LDF and UDF have 22 members each while the remaining eight belong to BJP. While the UDF members abstained from voting, the no-trust motion was passed with 29 votes. One vote became invalid. Ear- lier, the UDF had come to power through a draw of lots. The UDF leadership alleged that LDF’s communal face was exposed as it joined hands with BJP to bring down its administration. “CPM has become a party without a stand. It’s ready to join hands with any devil to finish off Congress and the UDF. The party is embracing both minority and majority communalism,” said Satheesan. Former Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala too came down on the ● More on P4 CPM. School reopening: Classes till noon, 2 students on a bench E x p r e s s N e w s Se r v i c e @ Alappuzha Limiting the number of children on a bench to two, conducting classes till noon and not serving mid-day meal in schools. These are among the proposals included in the draft guidelines chalked out for the phased reopening of schools amid the pandemic. The General Education Minister V arrangement of batches will Sivankutty said the final guidelines be decided will be out in the next five days. The department also plans to introafter detailed discussions duce shift system in schools. with the “The arrangement of batches will school be decided after detailed discussions managements with the school managements and parand parentsents-teachers associations. As of now, teachers associations we are planning to allot three days in a week for a batch,” Sivankutty said. V Sivankutty He said an allowance will be provided to the students for mid-day meal. Students will be allowed into the campuses only after examining their body temperature and oxygen level at the school gate. Sanitisation facilities will be arranged at the entry of all classrooms. The minister said crowding of any sort won’t be allowed in classrooms. Sivankutty said curbs will be imposed on students’ visits to bakeries and eateries near schools. Special awareness programmes for parents will be arranged through online mode. Parents should not allow children to go to school if they show symptoms of fever ● More on P5 or any other disease. 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 statewide Fresh cases Recoveries Deaths 31,923 31,990 282 31,382 32,542 318 sep 23 sep 24 19,682 20,510 152 17,983 15,054 127 express read CPM leader threatens NRK over donation Kollam: An audio clip of a telephone call by a CPM leader in Chavara to an NRK’s relative that he would pitch a party flag post in the compound of a convention centre if the expat investor who built it doesn’t give donation to the party has surfaced, inviting public criticism. P5 16 pages, including 4 pages of THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Express
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