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Major News and Events of 08 July 2017

What Happened on 08 July 2017

World Bank states that India is emerging as front runner in fight against climate change

According to reports, World Bank has stated that India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change. According to World Bank publication, India with a sweeping commitment to solar power, innovative solutions and energy efficiency initiatives to supply its people with 24x7 electricity by 2030, is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change. The Indian government ambitious targets of 160 gigawatts of wind and solar by 2022 has been sighted as positive initiatives.

Pakistan army resort to mortar shelling and firing along LoC

According to reports, in Jammu and Kashmir Pakistani shelling killed two persons while three children were injured in Poonch district. According to defence sources, Pakistan army resorted to mortar shelling and firing along Line of Control (LoC) in Gulpur sector. The shelling prompted an effective retaliation from the Indian troops and they gave a befitting reply.

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...