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Major News and Events of 13 July 2018

What Happened on 13 July 2018


Solar Eclipse 2018: Date & Time in India

Today, the world would witness the spectacular visual of a partial solar eclipse or Surya Grahan. According to the indian local time, the solar eclipse will begin at 07:18:23 a.m. and will end at 08:31:05 a.m. A lot of buzz is filled on the social media relating to the occuring of the solar eclipse on Friday, the 13th. People need to wear special glasses, lenses, and camera to witness the solar eclipse as it cannot be viewed with naked eyes.

Army contemplates abrogating all cantonments to save funds

The Indian Army, after contemplation, has suggested to the Defence Ministry to abolish all the cantonments across the country and convert the military areas within the cantonments into “exclusive military stations”. This will reduce the burden on the country's defence budget for maintaining these cantonments. 

India wins 1st ODI against England by 8 wickets

India claimed victory against England by 8 wickets with 59 balls to spare in the 1st ODI at Trent Bridge on Thursday. With a tough target of 269 to chase, Rohit and Dhawan got India off to the best possible starts. Kuldeep Yadav befuddled England batsmen with a captivating spell before Rohit Sharma’s great century saw India move to an eight-wicket victory in the first ODI. 




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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