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Major News and Events of 19 March 2018

What Happened on 19 March 2018


Ola and Uber drivers to go on an indefinite strike from Monday

Ola and Uber's drivers have planned to go on an indefinite strike from Monday across major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune etc. as the drivers have claimed that they are not being able to cover the costs due to falling business. The strike has been called by the transport wing of Maharashtra Navnirnam Sena.

India sends 13th Note Verbale to Pakistan

The Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad has issued a Note Verbale to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan protesting against the intimidation and harassment of Indian High Commission officials. According to reports, this is the 13th Note Verbale of this year on the subject. Three incidents of harassment were recently highlighted by the Indian Embassy.

President to inaugurate Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind is going to inaugurate the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Gandhian Young Technological Innovation awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. The festival, which will continue for five days, is an initiative to recognize, respect, showcase, reward innovations and to foster a supportive ecosystem for innovators. The festival is being organized by Rashtrapati Bhavan in association with the Department of Science and Technology and the National Innovation Foundation-India.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...