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Major News and Events of 02 February 2018

What Happened on 02 February 2018


Virat Kohli scores 33rd century in ODI
India secured its first win in 2018 in Durban. Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli also scored his 33rd century in ODI on Thursday. He secured 112 runs off 119 balls. The match was against South Africa in Durban, South Africa. It was the first time in 2018 that the captains of both the teams secured a century in the ODIs.
Union Budget of 2018 released, no change in income tax rates

The last budget of Modi Government was released this Thursday. The budget has introduced reforms in various sectors but there is no change in income tax rates. The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the world's largest health care program. Agricultural production and rural development is given the utmost importance in the budget of 2018. The salary of President, Vice President and Governors also witnessed a hike this year. The budget of 2018 also reflected the commitment of the government towards digitalization.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...