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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
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...



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