Major News and Events of 03 February 2017
What Happened on 03 February 2017
Apple to make iPhones in Bengaluru
After two young protesters were killed in police firing on Tuesday, the situation has become much disturbed in Kohima. The violence was triggered by those who do not want 33% reservation for women in the ongoing local body elections.
Reports say a three-point charter of demands was sent to to chief minister TR Zeliang by the Nagaland Tribe Action Council and a deadline was also set up for the fulfillment of the demands by 4 pm the same day. It is when the government could not react by the time they mentioned, violence broke out across the state capital.
The offices of Election Commission and deputy commissioner have been destroyed by the angry mobs and the Kohima Municipal Council building has been set on fire.
Section 144 has been imposed in Kohima.
Reports say that Apple is going to set up a factory in Bengaluru where it will manufacture iPhones.
On Thursday, Karnataka Government issued a release to welcome Apple's proposal to start the initial manufacturing operations in the state.
The state IT minister Priyank Kharge signed the release and said manufacturing iPhones in Bengaluru will help the country to compete globally.
The production is expected to start in June.