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11th September - A Day in the life of India

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News on 11th September
  • At least 40 infiltrators are expected to enter Jammu and Kashmir: Sources 
  • Chandrababu Naidu under house arrest, party alleges murder of democracy.
  • Millennials prefer Ola, Uber to new cars, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Auto crisis.
  • A special prayer was organized to moon God at Tamil Nadu temple for Vikram Lander.
  • Kashmir Well On Its Way To Normalcy, Indian Diplomat Vijay Thakur Singh Assures UN Rights Body.
  • Delhi-NCR has over 7,000 startups and 10 unicorns with a cumulative valuation of about $50 billion, ahead of cities such as Bengaluru and Mumbai.



11th September in the History of India
  • 1803 – Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia's army under General Louis Bourquin.
  • 1965 – Indo-Pakistani War: The Indian Army captures the town of Burki, just southeast of Lahore.
  • 2019 - Lord Meghnad Desai announced that the "Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust" will donate a sum of £100,000 as an endowment towards Mahatma Gandhi scholarships.
  • 2019 - Former IAS officer PK Mishra appointed a principal secretary to PM Narendra Modi.
  • 2019 - ISRO lost contact with Vikram Lander 400 meters from the lunar surface and not 2.1 Kms.
  • 2019 - Mumbai got its first metro coach manufactured by state-run Bharat Earth Movers (BEML) under 'Make-in-India' initiative. The indigenous metro coach was built by BEML at its Bengaluru facility in 75 days. In a big boost to infrastructure in Mumbai, the government is pumping in over ₹1.2 lakh crore to build 14 metro corridors in the financial capital.
  • 2019 - IAF resurrects 17 Squadron ‘Golden Arrows’ for Rafale



Birthdays:
  • 1884 – Sudhamoy Pramanick, Indian activist and politician (d. 1974) 1895 – Vinoba Bhave, Indian philosopher and Gandhian, Bharat Ratna Awardee (d. 1982) 1911 – Lala Amarnath, Indian cricketer (d. 2000) 1976 – Murali Kartik, Indian cricketer

Deaths:
  • 1921 – Subramania Bharati, Indian journalist, poet, and activist (b. 1882)
  • 1964 – Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, Indian poet and critic (b. 1917)
  • 1973 – Neem Karoli Baba, Indian philosopher and guru
  • 1987 – Mahadevi Varma, Indian poet and educator (b. 1907)
  • 2011 – Anjali Gupta, Indian soldier and pilot (b. 1975)

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