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Major News and Events of 03 August 2016

What Happened on 03 August 2016


22 People and 2 Buses Missing after Bridge Collapsed

A bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed late on Tuesday night, after which 22 people and two buses went missing. The two Mumbai bound buses and 22 people are believed to have fallen in the river. However, after more than 12 hours of the mishap, bodies of two victims have been found. Rescue operation was launched, but heavy rain has slowed it down.

Anandiben Patel's Resignation Accepted, Says Naidu

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation has been accepted by the BJP's Parliamentary Board. Patel now will be meeting the Governor of Gujarat, OP Kohli to submit her resignation officially. The possibility of Amit Shah's taking the position of Gujarat's chief minister is less.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...