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Major News and Events of 11 August 2016

What Happened on 11 August 2016


Haryana's Cow Protectors to Possess "Gau Rakshak" ID

As an attempt to prevent the extortion of truckers, the Haryana cow commission has decided to issue “Gau Rakshak” identity cards to cow protectors. The initiative has come up just four days after PM Modi said that a massive count of ‘gau rakshaks’ are anti-socials and proclaim themselves as the protectors of cows in order to seal their misdeeds.

Ola Cabs to be Equipped with Auto Connect WiFi

Ankit Bhati, the co-founder and chief technology officer of Ola Cabs announced all Ola cabs to have auto connect WiFi facility. With over 200 terabyte (TB) of data being consumed each month by users of Ola Prime (sedan & SUV service), the cab aggregator would be soon making the WiFi service available across all categories including Micro, Mini and auto-rickshaws. As per the auto-connect WiFi feature, the user would be required to do a one-time authentication followed by automatically connecting with Ola’s network.

Lok Sabha Nods Bill on Doubling Overtime for Factory Workers

As an initiative to boost job opportunities in the manufacturing sector, the Lok Sabha has approved a Bill to double the overtime working hours to 11 in a single quarter for the factory workers. Named as The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 has been passed after Congress and Left parties proceeded for a walkout during the Parliament session. The bill was earlier opposed by Congress, Left parties, JDU, TMC and IUML.




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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