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Major News and Events of 07 April 2018

What Happened on 07 April 2018

Weighlifter Sathish Sivalingam bring India's third gold medal

Its a big day for India as the country won its third gold medal for weighlifting. Wighlifter  Sathish Sivalingam won a gold medal in the 77 kg category. Its a third gold medal for India so far after Mirabai Chanu and Sanjita Chanu in the opening two days in the weighlifting category. After three attempts, he managed to lift a total of 144 kg in the snatch and 179 kg in the clean and jerk in second attempt. He defeated his contender, Jack Oliver of England by 5 kg and secured the CWG title he won four years back in Glasgow. 

Transfer of the judge not affect bail plea hearing of Salman Khan

On Friday night, Sessions judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi who was assigned to hear Salman Khan's bail plea application was transferred overnight to Sirohi. The hearing was scheduled for today. Now, Chandra Shekhar Sharma, District and Sessions Court will carry on with the actor's bail plea hearing. He asked for more information on the case so that he can take his decision on the application.

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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