Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Houston, Texas. He has been received by Director, Trade and International Affairs, Christopher Olson and other officials.

Telangana: A portion of an under-construction Phase-2 bridge had collapsed in Vemulawada in Rajanna Siricilla District yesterday, following heavy rainfall in the region.

Amit Panghal loses to Shakhobidin Zoirov in men's 52kg final, first Indian male to get World Boxing Championships silver.

Paris Climate March Organisers Call for Protest End After Clashes.

Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Jammu and Kashmir: Kewal Kumar Sharma, Advisor to Jammu & Kashmir Governor, represents J&K at 37th GST Council Meet. The date for filing of GST returns extended for J&K by another month; GST rates on hotel tariff cut, rationalized.

An IED blast this evening in Parwan has killed a child and wounded 11, the Afghanistan Interior Ministry’s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi said. According to Rahimi, the IED was placed by the Taliban.

Dubai: Yusuff Ali, Chairman & MD of Lulu Group, handing over Partnership Agreement for India Pavilion-Dubai Expo 2020 to Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce, Industry & Railways, at India Pavilion Unveiling function in Dubai.

ISRO Chief K Sivan on Saturday said that "There are questions - in what way Gaganyaan is going to be useful? Gaganyaan is extremely important for India as it'll boost the science and technology capability of the country. By 2020 December we're going to have the first unmanned mission of human space plane." The second unmanned human space plane, we are targeting for July 2021, he said.

ISRO Chief K Sivan: The second unmanned human space plane, we are targeting for July 2021. By December 2021 the first Indian will be carried out, by our own rocket, to space. This is our target, everybody at ISRO is working on that.

Office of Himachal Pradesh CM: Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has announced an increase in the Sports Grant for school tournament from Rs. 10 lakhs to Rs. 20 lakhs. Diet money increased from Rs. 60 per day to Rs. 100 per day.

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New Delhi, September 21: The Election Commission (EC) will announce the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana on Saturday. As soon as the schedule is announced, the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) will come into force. In the last assembly polls in 2014, the EC had announced the dates for the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections on September 12 and polling was held on October 15. The counting of votes and results were announced by October 19. Stay tuned here for the live breaking news headlines and updates emerging from India and across the world. ECI to Announce Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly Elections 2019 Dates and Schedule at 12 Noon Today.

According to latest updates, Justice Vineet Kothari has been appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court after the President accepted the resignation of Chief Justice VK Tahilramani.

Meanwhile, in the USA, hoardings were put up near the NRG Stadium in Houston, ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival on Saturday. On September 22, the Prime Minister is set to deliver his address at 'Howdy Modi', an Indian community event. Modi left for a week-long visit to the US on Friday, voicing confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader, and also help impart new energy to bilateral ties with the US.

On Saturday, US President Donald Trump has approved deployment of US forces after attack on Saudi oil facilities. The forces are defensive in nature and primarily focused on air and missile defense, says the Pentagon.