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Major News and Events of 17 July 2018

What Happened on 17 July 2018

Rajasthan government organizes Mega Job Fair at Bikaner

The Mega Job Fair will be organized at Bikaner ITI College by the Rajasthan Higher Technical and Medical Education Department on 25th and 26th July 2018, for the fresh graduates and professionals. The interested candidates are required to get themselves registered by visiting the official web link- This is going to be a big opportunity for the youngsters in Rajasthan to get a job in IT companies.

Haryana Government launches "Durga Shakti App" For Women

The government of Haryana has launched a “Durga Shakti App” seeking a high rate of crime against women in the state. The app is monitored by the  Haryana Police Department and any woman who desperately needs assistance, can call on the number 1091 by pressing the red button on the app. Her location and distress message will immediately be received by the nearest police patrol vehicle.

Maharashtra introduces India's First Plastic Buyback Scheme

Maharashtra became the first state to introduce the Plastic Buyback Scheme considering the impudent use of plastic in the country. This scheme states that everytime a person deposits a milk pouch, he/she will get 0.50 paisa and Rs. 2 for a PET bottle having a capacity of 200 ml or more. The implementation of this scheme will not only benefit the environment but also instill a habit of donating plastic among people. The plastic so collected will be recycled or reused by the government.

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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