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Major News and Events of 10 August 2018

What Happened on 10 August 2018

India vs England, Second Test Match, Day 1: Incessant rains cancel match at Lords

The day 1 of the second test of India vs England Test Series was indeed frustrating for both the teams. The persistent rains did not let the match to happen between India and England at Lord's on Thursday. The match was canceled at 4:50 pm without a ball being bowled. Now the remaining four matches will have 96 overs each to compensate for the lost time.

Kanwar pilgrims unleashed another car attack in UP after Delhi

The reports of a car attack by the Kanwar pilgrims came in from the Muzaffarnagar area in Uttar Pradesh. A group of these shiv bhakts has been caught chasing a car in the area in a video that went viral. The car accidentally brushed against one of the pilgrims after which they attacked. The passengers somehow managed to escape from the car with minor injuries.

Indra Nooyi to bid adieu to PepsiCo in October

Indira Nooyi, Pepsico CEO, will be stepping down from the position in October this year. She is one of the female business figures leading big companies today. She was associated with PepsiCo for the last 24 years taking the company to unimaginable heights. With her exit, only 24 women CEOs will be left to run Top 500 American companies.

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 9 with sizable display and battery

Samsung has finally launched its Galaxy Note 9 at an event in Brooklyn, New York. The phone is loaded with some extraordinary features like a large display, bigger battery, 1TB internal storage, 512GB of built-in storage, and an upgraded S Pen with Bluetooth support. It is the top-end model in the galaxy Note series. 

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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