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Major News and Events of 08 June 2018

What Happened on 08 June 2018

India at 130 in Maternal Mortality Ratio

India noticed a significant decline in the maternal mortality ratio of the country as per the new data released by the registrar general of India. The Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) during 2014-16 stands at 130 in the newly-released data. The three best states in terms of MMR are Kerala (46), Maharashtra (61), and Tamil Nadu (66). The worst performing states are Assam (237), UP/Uttarakhand (201), and Rajasthan (199). 

PM Modi on a 2-day visit to China for SCO Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be leaving for China tomorrow for a two-day visit to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation- SCO Summit. He will hold bilateral talks with the Chinese President Xi Jinping and also focus on strengthening the existing relationship between the member countries during his visit.

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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