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Major News and Events of 13 December 2017

What Happened on 13 December 2017


Ram-Setu Bridge Might be Human Made: US Investigators

There seems to be finally a scientific backing for the Ram-Setu bridge, which connects the Southernmost point of India to Sri Lanka. US Investigators claim that the age of the stones and the sandbar which supports them do not match. While the stones are 7000 years old, the sand is only 4000 years old, implying the stones have been brought from somewhere else and not formed naturally there. But how the stones got there still remains a mystery for the scientists.

Aadhaar Card Linking Date Extended

The government mandate of linking all your bank accounts with Aadhaar card has seen a relaxation in the deadline. Earlier the deadline was 31 December 2017, but now it is extended to 31 March 2018. The Aadhaar card linking has been mandatory in order to put a stop on money laundering and black money generation. The deadline was extended on December 7.




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...