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Major News and Events of 03 February 2018

What Happened on 03 February 2018

Global Investors Summit to be inaugurated by PM Modi in Assam today

Prime Minister Modi is going to inaugurate the Global Investors Summit “ Advantage Assam” in Guwahati. As per reports, this summit is going to provide special focus to North- East India which is essential for the development of this region. The two-day event will position Assam as India's Expressway to ASEAN countries which is also the objective of this summit. According to reports, the focus will be on agriculture and food processing, organic farming, bamboo, handloom, textile and handicrafts, inland water transport, river front development and logistics.

Fire breaks out in Meenakshi Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu

A major fire broke out in Meenakshi Amman Temple in Tamil Nadu at 10 pm on Friday. It took more than 60 firefighters and about five hours to gain control over the inferno which was started at a toy shop inside the thousand pillar hall. No casualties are being reported and no harm is caused to the temple. More than 40 shops were gutted in the fire.

Jamatul Mujahiddin Bangladesh terrorists arrested for Bodh Gaya Blast

The police have arrested 2 Jamatul Mujahiddin Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists who were responsible for the low-intensity blast in Buddhist pilgrim town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar. The blast took place when Dalai Lama visited the temple last month.

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...
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