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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
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...