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Major News and Events of 22 September 2017

What Happened on 22 September 2017


New Mahamana Express to be launched today by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

At around 3:30pm today, the third Mahamana Express will be launched by Prime Minister Modi. As per the officials, railway minister Piyush Goyal would be present in Vadodara in the state of Gujarat and minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha in Surat. The new Mahamana train will start every Friday from Varanasi and from Vadodara every Wednesday. The third Mahamana Express will run between Vadodara and Varanasi, as it will be inaugurated on Friday via a remote control by PM Modi.

Two militants arrested in Banihal terror attack

On Friday, the police arrested two terrorists involved in Wednesday's deadly terror attack on the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Banihal belt of Jammu and Kashmir. While the police is still searching for the third terrorist, two militants Gaznavar and Arif have been arrested pertaining to the attack. As reported by the officials, the duo were involved in the terror attack along with Aquib Wahid. The SSP said that the hunt for Wahid is still on.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
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