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What Happened on 15 January 2018


15 January 2018 Current Events Senior Rashtriya Janta Dal member Raghunath Jha passes away

Former Union Minister and senior Rashtriya Janta Dal Leader Raghunath Jha passed away in Delhi on Monday. He took his last breath at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. He was 78 years of age and was suffering from kidney ailment. He was the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise in UPA government which was led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.


Indian Army Day: President and Prime Minister greets the soldiers

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Army Officials on the occasion of Army Day which is celebrated every year on 15th January. It is celebrated to mark Field Marshal K M Cariappa's taking over as the first commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher in 1949. Prime Minister Modi said every citizen of India has unwavering trust and pride in Indian Army. President Kovind also shared his views on a social media platform and greeted the valiant men and women of the Indian Army


Senior Rashtriya Janta Dal member Raghunath Jha passes away

Former Union Minister and senior Rashtriya Janta Dal Leader Raghunath Jha passed away in Delhi on Monday. He took his last breath at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. He was 78 years of age and was suffering from kidney ailment. He was the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise in UPA government which was led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Indian Army Day: President and Prime Minister greets the soldiers

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the Army Officials on the occasion of Army Day which is celebrated every year on 15th January. It is celebrated to mark Field Marshal K M Cariappa's taking over as the first commander-in-chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher in 1949. Prime Minister Modi said every citizen of India has unwavering trust and pride in Indian Army. President Kovind also shared his views on a social media platform and greeted the valiant men and women of the Indian Army




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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