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Major News and Events of 08 March 2017

What Happened on 08 March 2017


Free LPG Connection for Poor Women, Aadhaar Card a Must

As per reports, Aadhaar card is a must for women who want to avail free cooking gas connections under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. However, this is only for women from the BPL category.

Reports also say that women who do not have Aadhaar card but want to avail the facility can apply for it by 31 May.





ISIS carried out Bhopal-Ujjain Train Blast, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

As per reports, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned that the Bhopal-Ujjain train blast was carried out by ISIS. He said that after the pipe bomb was planted, a photograph was uploaded and sent to Syria.

Eight pistols, explosives materials, 50 fired rounds, 650 rounds of ammunition, gold, cash, passports, SIM cards and a train timetable were found in the house in Lucknow where the suspected terrorist was found.








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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