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Major News and Events of 14 July 2017

What Happened on 14 July 2017


Indian scientists discover new supercluster of galaxies, call it Saraswati

According to reports, Scientists from Pune based Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics have discovered an extremely large supercluster of galaxies, which is as big as 20 million billion suns. The astronomers have named it Saraswati. This is one of the largest known structures in the neighbourhood of the universe, 4,000 million light-years away from Earth and roughly more than 10 billion years old. Its mass extends over the scale of 600 million light years.

Prime Minister to review FDI policy

According to reports, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a high-profile meeting to review the country’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy today. It is expected that discussion on further easing of restrictions will take place. The meeting is expected to be attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) secretary Ramesh Abhishek.




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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