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Major News and Events of 15 December 2017

What Happened on 15 December 2017


Indian Fishermen arrested by Pakistani authorities for illegal fishing

Pakistan Maritime Security Force has arrested 43 fishermen and has also seized 7 boats on Thursday for alleged fishing in the Pakistani waters. The arrested fishermen have been handed over to the Dock police. This month around 144 Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistan Maritime Security Force (PMSF) and the total number of fishermen arrested this month has reached over 400.

Sonia Gandhi has retired as President of Congress but not from politics: Congress

Sonia Gandhi has resigned from her post of Congress party President on Friday and her son Rahul Gandhi is going to take charge of Indian National Congress on Saturday. After Sonia Gandhi's retirement, the question of her quitting from politics was doing the rounds. However, Congress party has shed light on the matter and said that she is going to continue as a member of the Parliament. She has left the post of President of the party but not politics.




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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