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Major News and Events of 15 July 2016

What Happened on 15 July 2016

Sheila Dixit, Congress's Face for Upcoming UP Election

Uttar Pradesh election is scheduled for next year and Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi announced that former Delhi Chief Minister is going to be the face of the Congress. Party members said that the sole reason behind Dixit's selection is experience and the good work she has done in the past.

First Flight Brings 156 Indians from South Sudan

156 people who were evacuated from South Sudan have been brought to India through the first flight. Minister of State V K Singh said that there are around 550 Indians in South Sudan and a few of them have already booked their tickets. However, some are there who do not want to come back to India. Indian Air Force carrier C-17 Globemasters ferried them back, first landed in Thiruvananthapuram and then arrived at Delhi.

Hardik Patel, Released from Jail, Will be Shifted from Gujarat

Hardik Patel has been released from Lajpore Central Jail, Surat on Friday. While walking out, he kept on repeating that he only wants rights for the community. In next 48 hours, he will be shifted to Airport Road, Udaipur in Rajasthan as his temporary base for six months. He was received by Nationalist Congress Party chief Jayant Patel.

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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