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Major News and Events of 04 April 2018

What Happened on 04 April 2018

Dhoni Receives Padma Bhushan

 MS Dhoni, the former Indian cricket team captain, has been awarded Padma Bhushan. President Ramnath Kovind awarded the former skipper the 3rd highest civilian honour on April 2, 2018. The date is significant since it falls on the same day team India won the World Cup against Sri Lanka under Dhoni's captaincy. A number of ministers and players posted congratulatory messages for the cricketer on Twitter. 

All Institutes to Participate in Ranking System from Next Year

The government has made it mandatory for all the higher education institutes to participate in the ranking system from the next year. The third edition of the ranking system for the institutes has been unveiled by the HRD ministry. The ministry has also stated that those institutes which fail to do so would get a cut in their grants.   

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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