☛ No other project in the world has faced so many hurdles: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Damon the Narmada river, saying no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles as this “engineering miracle” which many people had “conspired to stop.”
☛ Sindhu beats Japan’s Okuhara to clinch Korea Open title
Olympic silver medallist shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated world champion Nozomi Okuhara in a thrilling summit clash to clinch the women’s singles title at the Korea Open Super Series in Seoul.
☛ Gorakhpur deaths: Oxygen supplier arrested
The proprietor of Pushpa Sales, which supplied oxygen to the State-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College where dozens of children died last month, was on Sunday arrested in connection with the case.
☛ Hamas dissolves Gaza administration in Palestinian unity bid
Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said on Septemebr 17 it has dissolved its administration that runs Gaza and agrees to hold general elections in order to end a long-running feud with President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement.
☛ Singer Yesudas seeks entry to Padmanabhaswamy temple
Reacting to this, the temple CEO said, “As per our customs, anyone who believes in Hinduism can visit the Padmanabhaswamy Temple and offer worship. There are no restrictions for that.”
☛ London underground train attack: British police arrest second man
A second man has been arrested over the September 15 bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said.
☛ Dera functionary arrested, search for Honeypreet continues
Haryana Police has made two fresh arrests in connection with incidents of violence which broke out on August 25 in Panchkula after sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in a rape case.
☛ BJP MP from Rajasthan, Mahant Chandnath dead, RJD MP Mohd. Taslimuddin dies in Chennai
Whiel the BJP MP from Alwar passed away at a hospital in New Delhi, the RJD leader and party MP from Araria breathed his last at a hospital in Chennai on Sunday.
☛ Mysterious night side of Venus revealed for first time
Scientists have characterised wind and cloud patterns of the night side of planet Venus for the first time, and found that it behaves very differently from the part facing the Sun.
☛ Railway passengers can sleep between 10 pm and 6 am
The Railways is trying to put an end to those tiresome quarrels that break out due to oversleeping passengers on the middle and lower berths by reducing official sleeping hours.