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Major News and Events of 14 June 2016

What Happened on 14 June 2016

India likely to woo China for NSG membership

As India’s membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is set to come up for discussion at the group's meet in Seoul later this month, India will most likely go all out to persuade China to support India’s candidature. India may seize the opportunity at the approaching Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting in Tashkent which will be attended by both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping. 

Can End Punjab's Drug Menace In A Month If Voted to Power: Rahul Gandhi

Slamming the ruling BJP-Akali Dal alliance for encouraging illegal drugs trade in Punjab, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said that his party could end the problem in one month if it comes to power next year. While addressing a rally in Jalandhar, Rahul said that the ruling government encourages illegal drug trade because it benefits from the same. 

India to have its first air ambulance service soon

Bangalore-based Aviators Air Rescue has come together with the US-based Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) to set up India's first dedicated helicopter emergency medical services. A person can avail of this service by getting covered through United India Assurance for Rs 8,999 per annum.

Underwater robots to study and predict India's monsoon

Scientists from India and Britain will release underwater robots into the Bay of Bengal to predict the Indian monsoon more accurately. Monsoon is critical to millions of farmers and agricultural labourers of India. A poor monsoon directly affects the livelihoods of more than 200 million farmers and agricultural labourers. 

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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