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Major News and Events of 04 August 2016

What Happened on 04 August 2016


IAF Trainer Jet Crashes in Bengal

An Indian Air Force's Hawk Jet crashed in Bengal on Thursday. However, none of the pilots were hurt. The trainer jet crashed while taking off at Kalaikunda in West Bengal. The Indian Air Force has asked for a probe into the incident. Also, 123 Hawk AJTs has been ordered by India.

Lieutenant Governor Does Not Need to Listen to Delhi Cabinet

As clarified by the Delhi High Court to Aam Aadmi Party, the Lieutenant Governor does not require to listen to Delhi cabinet anymore. This came as a blow to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as the executive powers will be cornered at his office. However, the Delhi government has said that it will appeal against the ruling of Delhi High Court in the Supreme Court.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
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...



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