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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
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...