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Major News and Events of 14 May 2018

What Happened on 14 May 2018

Thunderstorm and rain claims more than 40 lives across the country

On Sunday, several parts of India witnessed thunderstorms and rain taking a toll on human life and causing a trail of destruction. The states which were affected were Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Delhi-NCR. Nearly 70 flights were diverted after the halt of the runway operations at Delhi's IGI Airport.

Renaming of Aligarh Muslim University after Jat king

The Haryana Finance Minister, Captain Abhimanyu demanded to name the university after ‘Jat king Mahendra Pratap Singh’. The minister stated that the kind had donated his land to the university and his contribution to education should not be forgotten. 

Finalisation of the army's ammunition project

The Indian Army along with the Defence Ministry has finalized a Rs. 15,000 crore project to deal with the crippling shortages in the ammunition stocks. Under this project, the domestic private sector will be bestowed with the duty to manufacture seven different kinds of ammunition. The aim of this project would be to cut down on imports of these ammunitions and to enable the forces to fight a 30-day war without facing any shortages of the weapons.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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