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Major News and Events of 06 June 2016

What Happened on 06 June 2016

PM Modi in Switzerland; to discuss black money, NSG membership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Switzerland on the third leg of his five-nation tour. He is expected to talk about the issues of black money stashed in the country and India's membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Modi will discuss the issues with Swiss Confederation's president Johann Schneider-Amman.

Gulberg case: Court to pronounce quantum of punishment today

A special Ahmedabad court, which convicted 24 of the 66 accused in the 2002 Gulberg society riots case, will award the quantum of punishment today. Special Court Judge P.B. Desai convicted 24 of the 66 accused, including a VHP leader, in the case on 2 June. As many as 36 others, including sitting BJP corporator Bipin Patel, were acquitted and charges of conspiracy dropped against all accused. The massacre, which followed closely after the Godhra riots, claimed 69 people including one former Congress MP, Ahsan Jafri. 

Reliance Retail Launches Lyf Flame 6 Smartphone at Rs. 3,999

Reliance Retail's Lyf brand has launched the new Flame 6 smartphone. Priced at Rs. 3,999, the product is now listed on the company site. It will be available through offline stores such as Reliance Digital and Digital Xpress in the black colour variant. 

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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