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Major News and Events of 14 July 2016

What Happened on 14 July 2016


Jet Airways to Charge Money for Extra Cabin Bags

Jet Airways is going to charge Rupees Nine Hundred on every extra cabin bag carried by the passengers. Every passenger will be allowed to carry 10 kgs of cabin bag, depending on the type, whether the ticket is of business class or economy. This is going to be implemented from Friday.

Pooja Thakur Takes IAF to Court

Pooja Thakur, who led President Barack Obama's guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan in 2015 has taken IAF to the Armed Forces Tribunal after she was denied permanent commission. The Armed Forces Tribunal has taken the matter seriously and sought response from IAF in four weeks. Thakur has been part of IAF since 2000 and is associated with the administrative department.

Sikh Man Made People Uncomfortable, Kicked out of Wimbledon Queue

A Sikh man voiced his anger on Facebook after he was asked to leave from the queue to watch Wimbledon. He called the matter an act of racism. However, a Wimbledon spokesperson mentioned that he was reportedly made others uncomfortable in the queue, thus asked to leave. Also, he was previously warned about his conduct in the queue.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...



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