PM Modi To Address 50,000 Indian-Americans Jointly With US President Trump

According to English news headlines, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump are going to create history on September 22 by jointly addressing more than 50,000 Indian-Americans in a joint rally at NRG Stadium in Houston.

What is this event?

PM Modi is going to address the Indian-American community in a mega Houston event “Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams” organized by a non-profit Texas India Forum. It is a newly formed body of Indian-American organizations in the US.

What is the significance of the event?

It is the third major address by PM Modi and first after his reelection as Prime Minister. He first addressed Indian-Americans in 2014 at the Madison Square Garden in New York and the second time in 2016 in the Silicone Valley. Both the events were attended by 20,000 audience. But the third one on September 22 is going to be big with 50,000 audience have already registered for the event.

Modi Trump joint rally

Both the leaders displayed bonhomie by announcing the joint rally. Also, it would be the third meeting between the two leaders. The earlier two meetings were on the sidelines of G20 Summit in Japan in June and G7 … Read the rest


8 Google Pays Tribute To BB King On His 94th Birthday With A Doodle On His Life

Today’s Google Doodles is the latest trending news on the web. Dedicated to late BB King on his 94th birth anniversary, the video features the true colors of the vibrant life of the iconic guitarist, singer-songwriter and record producer.

Who’s BB King?

Born in 1925 near a town called Itta Bena in Mississippi, BB King started his music career with recording in 1949 and soon became an iconic musician of his time. But he won the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 1987 after almost four decades of his music career.

Interesting incident of his life

It happened in 1949. BB King once ran into a burning nightclub to rescue his beloved guitar. The incident shows his love for music. He risked his life to save his guitar from burning.

Ruined personal life

BB King tied the knots two times but both the marriages ended in a failure. His first wife was Martha Lee Denthon and second wife was Sue Carol Hall. While BB King made a remarkable progress in his professional life, he had to struggle a lot to maintain a balance in his personal life that remained traumatic right from the beginning.

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Engineers’ Day Is Celebration Of Live Of M. Visvesvaraya

Every year, September 15 is celebrated as Engineers’ Day to commemorate the birthday and the achievements of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, former Diwan of Mysore.

Who was Visvesvaraya?

Born on September 15, 1860, M. Visvesvaraya is known as an Indian civil engineer and statesman. He also served as 9th Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1919. His birthday is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

Notable works

  • Worked in different cities under British Rule
  • Construction of Krishna Raja Sagara dam
  • Designing a flood protection system for Hyderabad
  • Protecting Visakhapatnam port from sea erosion
  • Making The Mysore Soap Factor
  • The State Bank of Mysore
  • Mysore Chamber of Commerce

Awards and Recognitions

  • Knighted as a Knight Commander of Order of Indian Empire (KCIE) by British in 1915
  • Barat Ratna in 1955

Engineers’ Day is a way to celebrate the life and work of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. On September 15, people visit his memorial to pay their tributes.


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A Cargo Ship With 4000 Hyundai Kia Cars Capsizes In The Coast Of Georgia

The latest in English news headlines is about a cargo ship with over 4000 cars on boardcapsized close to Georgia cost in America. Also, the ship caught fire after turning down but all the 20 crew members in the vessel were saved by a rescue party.

Who is the owner of the ship?

It is Golden Ray and this cargo ship belongs to a South Korean company Hyundai Glovis. The ship was used to transport cars. It left Brunswick Port of America with 4000 Hyundai Kia cars but soon start tilting to a side. According to port officials, they didn’t find any problem during loading of the vehicles. The captain of the ship sent emergency signals when the 80% of the vessel was tilted.

About Golden Ray

The cargo ship is 656 ft long and it weighs approximately 71,000 ton. The vessel was launched in 2017 and it can transport 6,933 cars at a time. The American National Transport Safety Board is inspecting the incident but it has … Read the rest


On Hindi Diwas Amit Shah Suggests Hindi To Be Used As One Language To Unite The Nation

Latest trending news on Hindi Diwas is Union Home Minister Amit Shah voted for one for the country and suggested Hindi to be the Mother tongue of all India. But at the same time, he acknowledged the presence of different lingos and dialects in India but said that Hindi has the capability to represent Indian culture on the world forum. He was awarded with the Rajbhasha Award for ‘outstanding contribution in promoting Hindi’.

PM Modi on Hindi Diwas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Hindi Diwas to congratulate the nation and described the value of Hindi as a simple and decent language that gives expressions to feelings.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Hindi Diwas

The Vice President highlighted the need to strengthen the efforts to make the official language Hindi simpler. He also put focus on the interaction of Hindi with other Indian languages and said that Hindi would be benefitted with this interaction. It can incorporate words, idiom and phrases from others.

Languages in Indian constitution

There are 22 Schedule languages in the constitution but the government uses only Hindi and English as official languages. Spoken by over 250 million people worldwide, Hindi is the prime language of northern … Read the rest


Pro Kabaddi 2019 Season 7 Results: Patna Pirates Lag Behind With Only 4 Win Against 7 Of Jaipur Panthers

Patna Pirates take on Jaipur Panthers at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata in the Season 7 of Pro Kabaddi 2019. It would be their second big win after Tamil Thalaivas. But Jaipur Panthers are also eager to end their five-match winless streak.

Patna Pirates

These warriors are standing at the bottom place in the Season 7 and they desperately need a win to start ascending. They have won only 4 matches out of 14 in the Season 7. In the previous match with Tamil Thalaivas, they came out of their six-match losing streak by beating Tamil team with 51-25 score. But they need another victory to rise three places up and secure a playoffs spot the upcoming matches.

Jaipur Panthers

With 7 wins from 14 matches, Jaipur team is at a better position than their counterpart. Jaipur Panthers recently settled a crucial match with Haryana Steelers for tie and now they are looking for a win that can place them in Top 6 in the table. The skipper of Jaipur Panthers is high in spirit after scoring his fourth Super 10 of the season. Sandeep Dhull is also doing good but lack of team support could … Read the rest