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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
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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