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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.








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