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Major News and Events of 11 April 2016

What Happened on 11 April 2016


Airtel buys Aircel's 4G spectrum in 8 cities

Bharti Airtel is willing to pay Rs. 35,00 crores for acquiring the rights to use the 4G spectrum of Aircel in eight different telecom circles. This is Airtel’s second deal in less than a month’s time and the same will definitely make the firm a pan-India operator for offering high speed mobile data services. The eight circles for which Airtel will be buying the 4G spectrum of Aircel include Tamil Nadu (including Chennai), Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, the North-East, West Bengal and Orissa.

AAP to announce candidates for Punjab Polls 2017 by June end

AAP (Aam Aadmi Party) has said it will be announcing the names of all the candidates on 117 seats in the Punjab Assembly Elections which are scheduled to take place early next year i.e. by June end. Additionally, the first list of candidates will be released by May end with the election campaign committee starting its work from 25 April 2016. AAP has also constituted a 16-member election campaign committee and 5-member screening committee which will be involved in finding out the most suitable candidates.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...