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What Happened on 06 April 2018


Woman weightlifter Sanjita Chanu wins second gold for India on the 2nd day of CWG 2018

Sanjita Chanu, a woman weighlifter, won gold in the women's 53 kg category for India on the second day of the competition. She lifted a total of 192 kg in the competition. She made a new CWG record by lifting 84 kg in the snatch category and then lifted 108 kg in the clean and jerk.She competed against Loa Dika Toua of Papua New Guinea and Canada’s Rachel Leblanc-Bazinet. She made her first attempt of 81 kg in the snatch and took the lead.

Salman Khan's bail plea hearing begins in the Jodhpur Session Court

On 05th April, 2018, the Jodhpur court prounced its judgement over the 20-year-old blackbuck case. The Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been convicted and sentenced to five-year imprisonment for killing two blackbucks. The actor's lawyer, Mahesh Bora has prepared a 51-page bail application mentioning 54 grounds to be considered by the judge based to grant him bail. He stated that the arguements of the witnesses are not trustworthy and they should not be taken into account.They have preferred an appeal to the Hon'ble Session Court of Jodhpur and applied for an urgent hearing today. The hearing for the bail application has begun inside the session court at 10:30 A.M.




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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