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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 State is biggest Jute producer? West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Tea producer? Assam is the largest producer of tea in India. India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world, second only to China. India recorded a total production of 1233.14 million… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...