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Major News and Events of 09 April 2018

What Happened on 09 April 2018

CWG 2018: Jitu Rai wins gold, Om Mitharval wins bronze in men's 10m Air Pistol

On Monday morning, India again became proud when Jitu Rai won a gold medal in 10m Air Pistol category and set a new Commonwealth Games record.His compatriot, Om Mirthaval equalled the qualification games record and won a bronze medal in the finals. Mirthaval shot a total of 214.3 and lost silver to Kerry Bell of Australia, who shot a total of 233.5 in the game. With the addition of these two medals, India has won 15 medals since the last five days of CWG 2018. 

CWG 2018: Gold medalist, Tejaswin Shankar enters the finals of high jump category

Gold medalist at Youth Commonwealth Games and national record holder, Tejaswin Shankar entered the finals of the high jump competition after finishing ninth in the qualifying round. He finished a joint fifth in group A and ninth overall.  He made a start at 2.10m and cleared with 2.21m in final analysis.The finals of  the high jump category is scheduled on April 14.

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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