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Major News and Events of 07 January 2017

What Happened on 07 January 2017


Sania Mirza Wins Brisbane Doubles Title

As per reports, Sania Mirza made it at Brisbane Doubles by winning the first title of the season, which she combined with American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. However, she could not get the World No.1 rank. The position was taken by Bethanie.

Pakistan Releases Indian Fishermen as Goodwill Gesture

As per reports, 218 Indian fishermen have been released by the Pakistani government on Saturday at Wagah border as a goodwill gesture. A six-member team of Gujarat Fisheries department, headed by K R Patni, took custody of these fishermen.

Reportedly, the first batch of fishermen is going to leave for Vadodara this evening. The Railway department has been requested by the team to make necessary arrangements to take the fishermen to Vadodara from Amritsar.

BJP National Executive Meet: Transparency in Political Funding, says MP Modi

As per reports, at a BJP national executive meet in Delhi on Saturday, prime minister Modi said that BJP firmly supports transparency in political funding. He also said that the party is not only into winning polls but also intends to serve the poor.

Party president Amit Shah praised the prime minister for the country's role in Uri attack and also spoke about how demonetisation would help removing corruption from the country.




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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