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Major News and Events of 04 July 2017

What Happened on 04 July 2017


Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Tel Aviv on historic visit to Israel

According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Tel Aviv, Israel, this morning on the first leg of his two-nation tour. Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. The reports suggest that the Prime Minister will stay there for three days during which he will hold talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on all matters of mutual interest. A Wide-range of delegation-level talks have been planned between the two countries to enhance India-Israel ties in the areas of security, agriculture, water, energy, defence, among others.

Vice President election notification issued by Election Commission

According to reports, the process of election to the post of Vice President began with EC issuing notification for the same. Candidates can file nominations from 4 July till 18 of July. The scrutiny of nominations will be held on 19 July, and the last day for withdrawal of nominations is 21 July. Polling will be held on 5 August and counting will take place the same day. The Vice President is elected by an electoral college comprising members of both the Houses of Parliament including nominated members.




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...
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