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Major News and Events of 13 September 2017

What Happened on 13 September 2017

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to arrive in India today

Prime Minister Modi is likely to take his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to a massive roadshow from the Ahmedabad airport to Mahatama Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram, possibly in an 'open-air limousine'. Today at around 3:30pm the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, for the 12th India-Japan Annual Summit. PM Modi and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe will lay the foundation for India's first High Speed Rail Project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Japan is giving India a loan of Rs. 88,000 crore for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Project. The loan is to be re-payed to Japan in 50 years. As per a statement on, the two leaders will review the recent progress in multifaceted cooperation between India and Japan under the framework of their 'Special Strategic and Global Partnership'. According to the chairman of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporations standing committee, “On the entire route of the road show, 28 small stages have been erected where dancers from 28 different states all dressed in their traditional attires will showcase their performance as the two leaders will pass.”

Ryan School Murder Case: Ryan Officials move Supreme Court for transfer of case from Sohna Court

The murder of Class Two student, Pradyuman on the morning of September 8, in the premises of Ryan International School has sparked off anger among parents. However, the arrest of bus conductor Ashok Kumar by Police has layers of controversy to it. On Monday, the northern zone head of the Ryan Group was arrested. Following which, an official of the Ryan Group moved the Supreme Court today seeking to transfer the murder case of Pradyuman from outside a local court at Sohna. As per senior advocate K T S Tulsi, counsel of Francis Thomas, bar bodies at Sohna and Gurgaon in Haryana have asked their member lawyers to not represent any person or accused in the brutal murder of seven-year-old Pradyuman.

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