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Major News and Events of 16 July 2018

What Happened on 16 July 2018


Tata Motors, M&M on top among top R&D spenders

Indian automobile giants Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra stood on the top in the list of the biggest spenders on research and development in 2016-17. Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra spent ₹2,100.1 crore and ₹2,075.8 crore respectively in R&D.  According to the reports, the five biggest R&D spenders in 2016-17 were Tata Motors, M&M, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI), Honda Cars India, and Ashok Leyland. 

7 people killed after falling of huge rock in Jammu

7 people were killed and 30 injured after a huge rock rolled down a 100-foot high Siar Baba waterfall in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. The people were taking bath under the waterfall when the the loose rock and other debris fell on them. According to the reports, most of the dead and injured belonged to Jammu district.




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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