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Major News and Events of 19 January 2018

What Happened on 19 January 2018


Fire breaks out in Navrang studios in Mumbai, no casualties reported

A major fire broke out in Navrang Studios, on the fourth floor at Lower Parel in Central Mumbai. The fire broke out at 1 am. The studio was shut down years ago, so no casualties were reported. The firefighters were immediately called to extinguish the blaze. Eight fire engines, seven tankers and an ambulance were rushed to the place of incident. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Two killed and three injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Two civilians including a woman were killed and three were reported injured due to ceasefire violation by Pakistan at the international border. The ceasefire took place in RS Pura area of Jammu. On Thursday, a teenage girl and a BSF Jawan were killed due to ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Supreme Court lifts Ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat

The Supreme Court of India has cleared the way for the all-India release of the movie Padmaavat. The date to release the movie is January 25. As per the reports, Supreme Court has stayed orders and notifications of Rajasthan and Gujarat government who prohibited the release of the movie and has also restrained other states from imposing such bans.




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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