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Major News and Events of 04 January 2018

What Happened on 04 January 2018


Fire breaks out in Mumbai; at least 4 killed and five injured

Four people including 2 children were found dead when a fire broke out in a building in Marol, Andheri area of Mumbai. The victims were immediately taken to nearby hospital. The fire brigade was called and the fire was controlled after 2 hours. Five people were severely injured.

India calls off deal worth $500 million with Israel

India has canceled its deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel. The deal was worth $500 million. As per media reports, the deal was canceled earlier but the state-owned defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defence Systems announced this on Wednesday. Although, India will buy 131 Barak surface-to-air missiles built by Rafael.




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...