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Major News and Events of 17 November 2017

What Happened on 17 November 2017


Protestors demand a ban on Padmavati

In several parts of the country, protests against Padmavati intensified on Friday. Several people in the states of Haryana, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan, took to the streets demanding a ban on the movie on the grounds that it distorted facts and hurt sentiments. The entrance to the Chittorgarh Fort was also blocked by protestors who stated that they will not allow the film to be released.

Nine out of 10 Indians have favorable view of Nartendra Modi, says Pew survey

According to a Pew survey, nine out of 10 people in India had a favorable view of Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India. Meanwhile, two-thirds of Indians were also happy with the direction he is taking India. Modi has done better than Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, Vice President of the Congress. His rating is 31 percentage points higher than that of Sonia Gandhi and 30 points more than Rahul Gandhi.




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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