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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
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...