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Major News and Events of 02 April 2018

What Happened on 02 April 2018

38 out of 39 bodies of Indians killed in Iraq to reach Amritsar today

The mortal remains of 38 out of 39 Indians who were abducted in Mosul in Iraq in June 2014 are going to reach Amritsar on Monday. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh left for Iraq on Sunday to bring back the bodies. Out of 39 who died, 27 were from Punjab, 4 from Himachal Pradesh, 2 from West Bengal and 6 from Bihar. From Amritsar, Singh is expected to go Patna, followed by Kolkata to hand over the dead bodies.

Punjab: CBSE exams postponed due to Bandh

The Central Board of Secondary Education has postponed all the Class 10th and 12th exams which were scheduled for today. According to media reports, the decision is taken at the request of state government due to the bandh called by some organizations. No information is given regarding the new dates but new dates would be announced soon.

20 dead and 70 wounded in fierce clashes in Kashmir

At least 20 people were killed and around 70 injured due to fierce clashes in Kashmir on Sunday. According to reports, four civilians were killed when police opened fire on stone-pelters. This was considered as the worst loss of life in a single day in recent years.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...

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