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Major News and Events of 15 June 2018

What Happened on 15 June 2018

Rise of water prices in Mumbai from June 16

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has raised the water prices by 3.72% or Rs 0.18 per 1,000 litres for domestic users and these prices would be applicable from June 16. This move of BMC is a part of its annual hike.

Air pollution heightens as Delhi covered under dust blanket for the fifth day

Air pollution in Delhi has reached shocking levels as the state is covered under the blanket of dust for the fifth day in a row. The visibility in the NCR is continuing to be poor and the citizens have been warned of severe health hazards and adviced to stay indoors. The PM10 level is going beyond 796 in Delhi-NCR and 830 in Delhi on Thursday. The PM2.5 levels, which causes maximum health risks were recorded at 320.

PM Modi's interaction with Digital India beneficiaries today

Prime Minister is having an interaction with the beneficiaries of the Digital India scheme via the NaMo App from 9.30 am today. This is the fourth time he is having an interaction with the beneficiaries of different government schemes through video conferencing. He has already conducted a similar interaction for Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana, and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...

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