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Major News and Events of 15 March 2018

What Happened on 15 March 2018


All England Championship: Saina crashes out

The Indian Star shuttler Saina Nehwal made a first-round exit from the All England Championship at Birmingham on Thursday. Saina was defeated by the World number one Tai Tzu-Ying from Chinese Taipei. This was the eighth successive loss of Saina to the Taiwanese wizard in five years. Another Indian player, Kidambi Srikanth was able to progress to the quarterfinals after beating Frenchman Brice Leverdez.

Special CBI court to pass a verdict in Fodder Scam

A special CBI court in Ranchi is going to pronounce its judgment in the fourth fodder scam case which involves the former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday. Besides the former RJD President, another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra and 30 others are accused in this case.

Another fraud of worth 9 crores detected in a branch of Punjab National Bank

India's Punjab National Bank has detected a new fraud worth 9 crores in the same branch of Mumbai which is the centre of the fraud worth 2 billion dollars in the Nirav Modi case. According to a complaint with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the new alleged fraud involves officials of a little-known company called Chandri Paper and Allied Products Pvt Ltd.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...