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Major News and Events of 03 July 2017

What Happened on 03 July 2017


Madhya Pradesh sets record with plantation of 6 crore saplings in a day

According to reports, a massive plantation campaign was undertaken in Madhya Pradesh to save the environment and conservation of the Narmada river on 2nd July. According to official sources over six crore saplings were planted in 24 districts of Narmada basin in just 12 hours.Arrangements were made to record the whole event for the Guinness World Record. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the plantation drive at Amarkantak of Anooppur district.

India successfully test-fires short-range surface-to-air missile

According to reports, India has successfully test-fired  Surface-to-Air Missile from Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha. This is the second developmental trial of the missile just within three months from the same test range.

Reports suggest that the missile is jointly developed DRDO and Bharat Electronics Ltd.  The  QR-SAM system can also engage multiple targets within a range of around 30 km with two vehicle configuration for area air defence.



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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