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Major News and Events of 12 July 2017

What Happened on 12 July 2017


Imphal-Moreh Section of NH-39 to be upgraded

According to reports, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA, has given its approval for upgradation and widening of Imphal-Moreh Section of NH-39 in Manipur. The 65 kilometres NH 39 upgradation work is expected to cost 1,630 crore rupees. National Highway 39 is being developed with Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan assistance. Moreh is seen as the commercial capital of Manipur.

Ravi Shastri to be head coach of Indian cricket team

According to reports, the BCCI has named Ravi Shastri as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team. He will be coach for the team till ICC World Cup 2019. Rahul Dravid has been appointed as batting consultant and Zaheer Khan as bowling coach for a period of two years.




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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