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Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader and top candidate for chancellor Armin Laschet casts his vote in the general elections, in Aachen, Germany.(REUTERS)

German polls: Laschet commits ballot blunder

Agencies | , Aachen
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 04:28 AM IST
  • Laschet voted in the normally secret polls for his and Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in his hometown of Aachen.
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.(AFP)
Chief Justice of India NV Ramana.(AFP)

CJI calls for women’s equal representation in judiciary

PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 04:18 AM IST
  • Higher judiciary in India, which includes the Supreme Court and the high courts, currently has no policy of reservations for women.
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects construction work of new Parliament building.(PTI)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspects construction work of new Parliament building.(PTI)

Modi inspects work on new Parliament building

Agencies | By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 04:10 AM IST
  • According to the Central Vista plan approved by the Centre, the North and South Block office complexes will be turned into national museums, the Indira Gandhi National Centre will be relocated, and the National Archives will be remodelled.
Around 78% of registrations were facilitated by the government-run common service centres, while individual workers did the rest.(PTI)
Around 78% of registrations were facilitated by the government-run common service centres, while individual workers did the rest.(PTI)

17.1 mn workers added to informal sector database

Livemint | By Prashant K Nanda, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 03:25 AM IST
  • Workers from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh made up most of those registered on the database.
 (Representative Image/File)
(Representative Image/File)

Spotlight on poorly parked vehicles in Ludhiana after repeated mishaps

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 03:07 AM IST
While three cases were lodged in the Focal Point area of Ludhiana against drivers who had parked their vehicles on the roadside to answer a phone call, a trucker was booked at Balmiki Ghati Mohalla for blocking the road and one person was booked in Basti Jodhewal as he had parked his pick-up auto incorrectly
The Ludhiana police said the accused already had a gas cylinder but was forcing the complainant to fill the form form for him, which led to a spat. (HT Photo)
The Ludhiana police said the accused already had a gas cylinder but was forcing the complainant to fill the form form for him, which led to a spat. (HT Photo)

Sarpanch’s husband assaulted over gas cylinder forms in Ludhiana

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 03:03 AM IST
Twelve people assaulted the husband of a sarpanch in Ludhiana after he refused to fill gas cylinder forms, they also stole cash from his office
Today, Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn and Pisces can consider themselves lucky.(Unsplash)
Today, Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn and Pisces can consider themselves lucky.(Unsplash)

Daily Money and Finance Horoscope: Predictions for Sept 27

By Neeraj Dhankher
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 03:00 AM IST
Shashthi tithi of Krishna paksha will be prevalent till 3:43 pm, after which Saptami tithi will be in vogue.
Workmen have started preparing a 100ft effigy of Ravana for the Dussehra festival at Ludhiana. (HARSIMAR PAL SINGH/HT)
Workmen have started preparing a 100ft effigy of Ravana for the Dussehra festival at Ludhiana. (HARSIMAR PAL SINGH/HT)

100ft Ravana effigy being prepared for mega Dussehra carnival at Ludhiana

By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 02:56 AM IST
A 100ft Ravana effigy will be burnt on Dussehra at the Daresi ground in Ludhiana district; preparations are also underway at Upkar Nagar, Rajguru Nagar, Sector 32, Chandigarh Road, and Dugri
Many banks have inked deals with fintech companies to augment their reach.
Many banks have inked deals with fintech companies to augment their reach.

Banks, fintech firms tie up to grow biz

Livemint | By Shayan Ghosh, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 02:50 AM IST
  • While large public sector banks are better placed in terms of branches, smaller private lenders are taking this route to onboard new customers.
According to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s annual global bank ranking of 2021, SBI fared at the 57th rank with $638.49 billion in assets, down from 55th rank last year.(Reuters file photo)
According to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s annual global bank ranking of 2021, SBI fared at the 57th rank with $638.49 billion in assets, down from 55th rank last year.(Reuters file photo)

‘India needs at least 4-5 more banks like SBI’

By Rajeev Jayaswal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 27, 2021 02:46 AM IST
  • “Banks have to grow in size and there should be a few more large banks of SBI’s size,” an IBA statement said, quoting the finance minister. SBI is India’s largest lender.
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