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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
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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