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News Nation Morning Wrap: PM Modi’s Birthday Celebrations, DK Shivakumar’s Bail Plea & Other Top Stories

A Look At The Most Important News Stories Of Day On September 17

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 17 Sep 2019, 10:13:16 AM
News Nation Morning Wrap: Top stories of the day

New Delhi:

PM Modi To Visit Sardar Sarovar Dam, Seek Blessing From Mother On Birthday

PM Narendra Modi is celebrating his 69th birthday on Tuesday. PM Modi was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah. The prime minister will be in Ahmedabad and is scheduled to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadiya. Several arrangements have been being made to welcome Modi at the dam site. The entrance of the dam area is being decorated with flowers and other materials. For the first time since the height of the Sarovar dam was raised in 2017, the water level reached its highest peak at 138.68 metres on Sunday evening. The dam was inaugurated by PM Modi on this day in 2017. Read More…

DRDO's Unmanned Aircraft 'Rustom 2' Crashes In Karnataka's Chitradurga

Rustom-2, DRDO’s unmanned aircraft, crashed during test trails in Karnataka’s Chitradurga District on Tuesday. News Nation has learnt that the incident took place around 6 am in morning. The crash took place the Challakere Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), which is an outdoor testing and evaluating facility set up by the DRDO exclusively for unmanned and manned aircraft. Read More…

All 6 BSP MLAs Cross Over To Congress In Rajasthan

In a politically significant development in Rajasthan, all Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislative party merged with the ruling Congress. All six MLAs gave a letter to the state assembly speaker on Monday. These MLAs were so far supporting the Congress government from outside. MLAs Rajendra Singh Gudha (Udaipurwati), Jogendra Singh Awana (Nadbai), Wajib Ali (Nagar), Lakhan Singh Meena (Karauli), Sandeep Yadav (Tijara) and Deepchand (Kishangarhbas) said they were merging their legislative party with the Congress. Read More…

Will Meet PM Modi, Imran Khan Soon, Says Donald Trump On Kashmir Question

US President Donald Trump on Monday said he will be meeting the prime ministers of India and Pakistan soon. "I'll see Prime Minister Modi and I will -- we'll -- be meeting with (prime ministers of) India and Pakistan," Trump told reporters in response to a question at the White House on Monday. Tensions are high between India and Pakistan after New Delhi abrogated provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution to withdraw Jammu and Kashmir’s special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories on August 5. Read More…

Saudi Oil Attacks: US Singles Out Iran, No Military Option Yet, Says Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump declared on Monday said it "looks" like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. However, Trump ruled out any military retaliation for now to the strike against a key US Mideast ally. Earlier, Trump said Iran was likely to blame, fanning new fears of conflict in the Gulf region. Read More…

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First Published : 17 Sep 2019, 10:13:16 AM