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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
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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