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Major News and Events of 02 January 2018

What Happened on 02 January 2018


More than 50 flights, 69 trains delayed due to fog in Delhi

Delhi was enveloped by dense fog on Monday which resulted in the cancellation of various flights and trains. More than 30 domestic flights and 20 international flights were delayed due to pollution and fog, and 69 trains were running late.

Instant triple talaq bill to be presented in the Upper House of the Parliament

Instant triple talaq bill is to be presented in the Rajya Sabha today. The bill claims Instant triple talaq or Talaq-e-biddat as a “cognizable and non-bailable offence”. The opposition can probably send the bill to a parliamentary committee, as per the reports. If the bill gets passed in the Upper house of the parliament today, then it will be passed to the President for signing it and then the bill would be drafted into a law.




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...