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Major News and Events of 05 February 2018

What Happened on 05 February 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a rally in Bangaluru

PM Modi is in Bangaluru and is going to address a public rally today. The time of the Rally is scheduled at 4 pm and will be held at Palace grounds. An 85-day long Navakarnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra was conducted across the state of Karnataka by State Party President BS Yeddyurappa. The rally will mark the culmination of this yatra.

4 soldiers martyred in twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Pak Shelling

4 soldiers, including an Army Captain and 3 jawans, were martyred in heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place along the Line of Control in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri on Sunday. As per reports, 84 schools around the Line of Control area are closed for next 3 days and people are ordered to remain indoors.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...

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