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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
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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