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Major News and Events of 03 June 2016

What Happened on 03 June 2016


India, US sign a deal to share terror information

India and the US took their relationship to a new level by inking an arrangement for exchange of terrorist screening information. The US was previously reluctant to share its terror data base - Terrorist Screening Centre (TSC) maintained by the FBI. Terrorist watch lists created and maintained by different US agencies are consolidated into a single Terrorist Screening database to identify “those known or reasonably suspected of being involved in terrorist activity”.

Mathura Clashes: 21 people, including two policemen killed

At least 21 people, including two policemen, were killed during clashes between police and encroachers at a park in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had briefed Home Minister Rajnath Singh about the situation and announced Rs. 20 lakh for the family of the deceased policemen. According to reports, the members of a semi-religious sect, who called themselves "Satyagrahis", had occupied a 260-acre park at Jawahar Bagh for more than two years and the police had failed to evict them despite an order from a court.




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...