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Major News and Events of 05 January 2018

What Happened on 05 January 2018

Indefinite bus strike in Tamil Nadu; Coimbatore the most affected

An indefinite bus strike has been observed by transport workers in Tamil Nadu which has created difficulty for various commuters. A large number of people were found waiting at various bus stops to catch private buses. The strike has been called for the failure of talks with the government. State transport corporations including TNSTC, SETC, and MTC went on a sudden strike on Thursday.

Operation Alert launched along 200km long Border in Jammu and Kashmir

The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched an operation alert along 200 kilometers long border in Jammu and Kashmir to limit the increasing movements of militants from across the border. It was reported BSF has declared “Ops Alert” on the border due to the movement of militants.

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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