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News Nation Morning Wrap: From PM Modi's Russia Visit To Mumbai Rains- Big Stories Of Day

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On September 5, 2019

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Pawas Kumar | Updated on: 05 Sep 2019, 10:26:06 AM
The biggest stories of day

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Russia on the second day of his two-day visit. People in Mumbai are feeling the effects of heavy rains. Here's a look at these and all other big stories of Thursday, Septermber 5. 

Modi In Russia: PM To Take Part In Eastern Economic Forum Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) on Thursday on the second day of his two-day visit to Russia. Before the forum, PM Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday. Modi also held bilateral talks with President of Mongolia Khaltmaagiin Battulga and Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir bin Mohamad. READ MORE...

Rajnath Singh Sends Veiled Warning To Pakistan

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is currently visiting South Korea, on Thursday warned Pakistan over Kashmir. Without taking Pakistan’s name, Singh warned that India’s defence forces are capable of protecting as well as thwarting any evil plan. “India has never been an aggressor in its history nor will it ever be. But that does not mean that India would balk at using its strength to defend itself,” Singh said during the keynote address at ‘Seoul Defense Dialogue’. READ MORE...

23 Killed After Massive Explosion At Firecracker Factory In Punjab's Gurdaspur

Twenty-three people were killed while 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory in Batala of Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, an official said. Several people were feared trapped under the debris, police said, adding that the rescue operation was underway. The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. READ MORE...

Mumbai Rains: Schools, Junior Colleges Closed Today 

In the wake of incessant rains in Mumbai, Maharashtra Education Minister Ashish Shelar declared that all schools and junior colleges in Mumbai, Thane, & Konkan region will remain closed on Thursday. According to latest updates, the city recorded over 200 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours. It is being reported that low pressure over the Bay of Bengal resulted in torrential showers in the financial capital. READ MORE...

Teachers’ Day: Google Pays Tribute To Educators With Animated Doodle

Google on Thursday celebrated Teachers' Day with an animated doodle which shows an Octopus standing against a blackboard solving math equations. India celebrates September 5 as teachers’ day to mark the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. An eminent scholar, philosopher and a Bharat Ratna recipient Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first vice president (1952–1962) and the second President of India (1962 to 1967). READ MORE...

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First Published : 05 Sep 2019, 10:26:06 AM