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Major News and Events of 06 February 2018

What Happened on 06 February 2018


India successfully tests nuclear-capable Short Range Ballistic Missile(SRBM) Agni-1
India has successfully tested nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Short Range Ballistic Missile (SRBM) Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range on Tuesday. The test was conducted from Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Orissa. According to reports, the test was conducted by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army with logistic support from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a range of about 900 km.
Child kidnapped from Delhi School bus rescued, 1 kidnapper shot dead

A 5-year-old child was rescued by Delhi Police. The child was abducted on 25th January from Shahdara, Delhi. There was a shootout by the Police and one of the two kidnappers was killed on the spot. The other is seriously injured. The child was kidnapped from a packed school bus in the morning which had 20 other students inside it.

Common Syringe used in UP's Unnao, 21 affected with HIV

21 people were affected with HIV in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, after the use of same injections. A case has been registered against a quack who used the common syringe for administering an injection. According to reports, the matter came to light when the health department launched an investigation to check the growing number of HIV cases in the area.




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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