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Major News and Events of 19 August 2016

What Happened on 19 August 2016


Narsingh Yadav Slapped with a Four-Year Ban

Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav has been banned for four years after a dope test came up with a positive result. The verdict of the CAS shattered Singh's dream of winning a gold for the country after banning him for the given period. Being upset, he said, the chance of bringing a gold medal to his nation has been cruelly snatched from him.

Suspected Pakistani Spy Nandu In Jaisalmer

Nandu, who is suspected to be a Pakistani spy has been kept in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. The suspect identified himself as Nandu, has entered India on visa. ADG Intelligence, U R Sahoo has mentioned that Nandu was found in Jaisalmer on suspicious grounds. He also added that interrogation is being carried out and also the team is trying to find people who helped him reach India.




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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