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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
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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