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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.




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