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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
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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