Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has reportedly adopted 40 patients of Tuberculosis, on the occasion of PM Modi’s 72nd birthday, on September 17. He stated that the patients were from his birthplace of Palitana in Gujarat, and encouraged public participation in building a “TB-free India”. Mandaviya also participated in a blood donation camp as part of Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav, at Delhi’s Safdarjung.
PM Narendra Modi turns 72-years-old today with politicians including the President and other dignitaries extending wishes on his birthday. President Droupadi Murmu on wishing him said, "the work for nation-building under his incomparable hardwork, dedication and creativity continue to advance." Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah regarded him as the "flag-bearer of Indian culture" who has helped advance the country in every field.
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Cheetahs have officially been reintroduced in India, with PM Modi releasing the eight imported cheetahs into the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on September 17, on the occasion of PM Modi’s birthday. Cheetahs were declared extinct in India in 1952, but has not been imported from Africa’s Namibia, as part of Indian government’s “Project Cheetah”. Reportedly, the cheetahs were transported to Gwalior in a cargo aircraft.
In Ahmedabad Metro Police court in Gujarat sentences Gujarat’s working president and MLA Jignesh Mevani and 18 others to six months of imprisonment in a 2016 case. The case pertains to a protest held in 2016, regarding change of name of a law building of Gujarat University. Mevani was reportedly lodged over his tweets against PM Modi. Currently, Mevani is out on bail.
The BJP will organise "unity in diversity" festivals, a blood donation drive and a cleanliness drive across the country as part of its fortnight-long "seva" campaign. The scheduled event is in line to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday on September 17. The 15-days event will be launched on Modi's birthday and conclude on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, said BJP General Secretary, Arun Singh.
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PM Modi is expected to meet Chinese president Xi Jingpin in the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO). This would mark the leaders’ first meeting, since the India-China border clashes. Meanwhile, PM Modi met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation. PM Modi is also expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. Furthermore, Russia and China have supported India in hosting the summit next year… read-more
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Cheetah, which has been extinct in India for almost 50 years, is expected to make a comeback to India on September 17. Reportedly, eight cheetahs including five males and three females will be reintroduced in India. PM Modi will inaugurate the ceremony scheduled at Kuno National Park. The cheetahs are reportedly being brought in using a chartered cargo plane. Further details are awaited.
On the occasion of Onam, PM Modi extended greetings to the people of Kerala, on September 8. He stated that “the festival reaffirms the vital role of Mother Nature and the importance of our hardworking” farmers. Onam is a harvest festival, mainly celebrated by Malayalis. The 10-day illustrious festival is being observed from August 30 to September 8. The celebrations also mark the Malayalam new year.
PM Modi is scheduled to unveil the new ‘Kartavya Path’, a title given to the refurbished Central Vista Avenue, on September 8. Kartavya Path stretches from Rashtrapathi Bhavan to India Gate, and regularly witnesses several key events, including the Republic Day parade. The inauguration ceremony will begin at 7pm, and PM Modi is also scheduled to unveil a 28 feet grand statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose near India Gate.
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PM Modi will unveil grand statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose near India Gate in Delhi. On September 8. The statue stands at 28 feet tall, and is made from jet black granite. The statue reportedly weighs 65 MT, which has been skilfully carved from a monolithic block of granite weighing 280 MT. Reportedly, the statue is hand sculpted using traditional methods.