Cheetahs return to India Live News: Eight cheetahs from Namibia landed here on Saturday, as part of the feline’s reintroduction program in India seven decades after it was reported extinct in the country.

The plane landed at Gwalior Air Base shortly before 8 a.m., an official said. A modified Boeing plane, which took off from the African country on Friday evening, transported the cheetahs in special wooden crates during the roughly 10-hour journey.

They will be flown to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is celebrating his birthday, will release three of the cheetahs into quarantine enclosures in the park at 10:45 a.m.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks for Madhya Pradesh

On a historic occasion, 8 cheetahs – which arrived from Namibia this morning – will be released at Kuno National Park. The Prime Minister will also participate in a self-help group program in Sheopur.

IAF helicopters transport the 8 cheetahs to Kuno National Park

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Amit Shah welcomes PM Modi on his birthday

Union Home Minister Amit Shah greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Saturday and said he was the country’s most beloved leader and an inspiration to everyone.

No greater gift for MP than the fact that Namibia’s cheetahs are coming to Kuno National Park. They had disappeared and this is a historic step to reintroduce them. This is the biggest wildlife incident of this century. This will quickly boost tourism in MP

– CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Russia bans 41 Australians from entering

Moscow announced on Friday that it had banned 41 Australians, including journalists, from entering Russia in retaliation for Canberra sanctions against Moscow for its military intervention in Ukraine. “Given that Canberra has no intention of formally abandoning its anti-Russian line and continues to introduce new sanctions, this Russian ‘stop-list’ will continue to be updated,” a statement said. of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

US ratifies International Solar Alliance agreement

The instrument of acceptance was handed over by Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in India, Patricia Lacina, during her meeting with AS (ER) Prabhat Kumar and JS (ED) Noor Rahman Sheikh: MEA spokesman Arindam Bagchi.

China reports 718 new COVID cases for September 16 from 986 a day earlier

China reported 718 new COVID-19 infections on September 16, of which 140 were symptomatic and 578 asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Saturday. That compares with 986 new cases a day earlier – 161 symptomatic and 825 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.

The special chartered cargo flight, carrying 8 cheetahs from Namibia, lands at the Indian Air Force station in Gwalior

The United States has a voice in the epic battle with Apple

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“Bharath Jodo Yatra”

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh sends birthday wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Five Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli airstrike on Damascus: official media

UN General Assembly exclusively allows Ukrainian Prez to speak in general debate

The General Assembly adopted a decision exclusively allowing the head of the Ukrainian state to submit a pre-recorded speech to the general debate next week, instead of a physical presence. Representatives of all other Member States and Observers will need to be physically present in the General Assembly Hall if they wish to make a statement during this year’s General Debate.

Mainland China reports first imported case of monkeypox

The Chinese city of Chongqing on Friday reported a case of monkeypox virus infection in a person who arrived from overseas, marking the first known infection of monkeypox in mainland China amid the recent global outbreak. of the virus.

Chinese delegation banned from attending Queen Elizabeth’s enthronement ceremony

All heads of state visiting London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral have been invited to attend the burial ceremony at Westminster Hall ahead of Monday’s state funeral and sign a book of condolences at Lancaster House. However, opening a new diplomatic rift with Beijing, a Chinese government delegation was refused permission by House of Commons authorities to attend the Queen’s enthronement ceremony at Westminster Hall, London, Politico reported citing a senior parliamentary official familiar with the matter. .

3 Tibetans die of COVID as Chinese authorities fail to provide timely aid

Three Tibetans are believed to have died of COVID because Chinese authorities failed to provide them with timely medical care, Radio Free Asia reported citing sources. There is an upsurge in COVID cases in Tibet and according to the media citing sources, Tibetans are being held in quarantine facilities by Chinese authorities without proper medical care or sanitation and regardless of whether people have COVID or not. .

PM Gifts E-Auction

The Ministry of Culture is organizing the fourth edition of the online auction of prestigious and memorable gifts presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi which is scheduled from September 17 to October 2.

The center clears 23 strategic projects worth Rs 60 cr under the “National Technical Textiles Mission”

The Ministry of Textiles on Wednesday cleared 23 strategic research projects worth about Rs 60 crore in the fields of specialty fibers, sustainable textiles, geotextiles, mobile technology and sports textiles under the chairmanship of the Union Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal, briefed the Ministry of Textiles on Friday.

Jignesh Mevani sentenced to 6 months in prison in 2016 case

The Metro Police Court in Ahmedabad on Friday sentenced incumbent Gujarat Congress Speaker and MP Jignesh Mevani and 18 others to 6 months in prison over a 2016 case. Mevani, along with other Dalit rights groups, had organized a protest in 2016 over the renaming of the Gujarat University Law Building. They demanded that the building bear the name of Dr BR Ambedkar.