Breaking News Updates September 25, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Saturday where he addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which was held virtually last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. PM Modi flew to New York from Washington after holding his first bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House and attended his first in-person Quad summit on Friday. PM Modi addressed world leaders at the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today. He is the first world leader scheduled to address the world organisation on Saturday. This live blog has now been closed.Also Read - PM Modi US Visit: Meeting With President Biden, Quad Summit And UNGA Address | Full Schedule of Events, Timings

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  • 11:24 PM IST

    Delhi: Fire breaks out in a cardboard godown in Dabri area, 14 fire tenders are present at the spot. Fire fighting operations are underway. Details awaited.

  • 10:56 PM IST

    India is the only G20 nation that’s on track with its Paris commitments. India is also proud to have brought the world together under banner of Int’l Solar Alliance & coalition for disaster resilience infrastructure. We believe in development of India, for development of humankind: PM

  • 10:53 PM IST

    Threat of climate change is looming large before us. The world will have to accept that any change in the global environment first begins with the self. The simplest & most successful way to mitigate climate change is to lead lifestyles that are in harmony with nature: PM Modi

  • 10:52 PM IST

    For several months last year, and now, free foodgrains have been provided to 800 million of our citizens. These and several other efforts will give strength to the fight against poverty: PM Narendra Modi addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’

  • 10:51 PM IST

    Another mass movement taking place in India is to provide drinking water connections to every household. Govt is spending over a trillion dollars for next-generation infrastructure: PM Narendra Modi addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’

  • 10:50 PM IST

    Trusted partners will give them the enabling infrastructure to break the vicious circle of poverty. When power is used to empower the poor, they get the strength to fight the poverty. Therefore, our efforts include banking the unbanked, providing social security coverage to millions, giving free & quality healthcare to 500 million Indians. It would make you happy that about 30 million houses have been built: PM Narendra Modi

  • 10:48 PM IST

    In addition to COVID, other challenges remain. Among the most persistent of the challenges is poverty. It cannot be fought by making the poor more dependent on govts. Poverty can be fought when the poor start seeing govts as trusted partners: PM addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’

  • 10:42 PM IST

    Generations will remember the manner in which human resilience prevailed over everything else: PM Narendra Modi addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’

  • 10:41 PM IST

    We saw glimpses of this collective spirit when our COVID-19 warriors, doctors, nurses, medical staff gave their best in fighting the pandemic. We saw this spirit in our scientists & innovators who created new vaccines in record time: PM Narendra Modi addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’

  • 10:40 PM IST

    For two years now, humanity is battling a once in a lifetime global pandemic. Our shared experience of fighting the pandemic has taught us we are stronger & better when we are together: PM Narendra Modi addresses ‘Global Citizen Live’