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Major News and Events of 13 July 2017

What Happened on 13 July 2017


Maharashtra government planing to formulate guidelines for farmers loan waiver

According to reports, Maharashtra government is planning to come up with a fresh set of guidelines for an effective implementation of the loan waiver scheme for farmers. The reports suggest that the government is expected to provide the definition of a farmer, the type of loan that can be considered under the waiver scheme etc.

Growth of India's industrial output is at 1.7% in May

According to reports, India's industrial output has grown at a slower rate of 1.7 per cent in May 2017 year on year basis. Industrial output had grown 8 per cent in May last year. According to the data released by the Central Statistics organization, mining sector output contracted 0.9 per cent in May, while manufacturing sector output grew 1.2 per cent. Output in the capital goods segment,declined to 3.9 per cent in May. But electricity generation grew by 8.7 per cent in May.




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...