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Major News and Events of 05 May 2016

What Happened on 05 May 2016


No Odd-Even before winters, says CM Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has hinted on not implementing the third phase of odd-even before the winter season. The Delhi government has quoted weather to be a major source of trouble during the Odd-Even Phase 2. The CM addressed the citizens of Delhi in a thanksgiving ceremony at the Chhatrasal Stadium. He thanked the DTC, auto and taxi drivers, the transport department, civil defence volunteers and the traffic police for making Odd-Even Phase 2 a “success”.

Chhattisgarh Bus crash leaves 13 killed 53 injured

A luxury bus travelling from Gandhwa in Jharkhand to Raipur skidded off a bridge and overturned in Chhatisgarh’s Balrampur district for over two or three times. The bus came off the road near Daldhowa ghat when the driver lost control of the wheel in an attempt to avoid a motorcycle at a sharp bend. At least 13 people died and 53 others received injuries.

Application process for 2200 SBI PO jobs to end on 24 May

Having started from 4 May 2016, the application process for 2200 SBI PO jobs will end on 24 May 2016. Out of total 2,200 vacancies, 1,028 posts are for the general candidates, 590 jobs are reserved for Other Backward Class (OBC) candidates, 351 seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes (SC) candidates and 231 seats can be grabbed by the Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates. While the preliminary examination would be conducted on 2,3, 9 and 10 July, the results would be declared on 18 July 2016.




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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