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What Happened on 20 July 2018


20 July 2018 Current Events Indian truck operators to go on a nationwide strike from today

The truck operators from all over India are all ready to go on a strike from today. They are urging the government to implement a bunch of actions which includes reducting the diesel prices and the toll fees. This strike was declared on May 17. The government is trying hard to convince the truckers to not to go on this strike as it will lead to dysfunctioning in the economy.


Idea Cellular and Vodafone India Merger gets approval from government

The government has given its consent to the merger of  Idea Cellular and Vodafone India, as confirmed by the Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha today. There are still some formalities left to be completed to finalize this deal. After the merger, these two big telecom giants will become the largest telecom operator in the country with more than Rs. 1.5 lakh crore, 35% of market share, and over 430 million subscribers. 



Government raises sugarcane price by Rs. 20 per quintal

The sugarcane's fair and remunerative price (FRP) has been increased by Rs. 20 per quintal to Rs. 275 by the government today. This price will be applicable from the next marketing year beginning from October.
 


Indian truck operators to go on a nationwide strike from today

The truck operators from all over India are all ready to go on a strike from today. They are urging the government to implement a bunch of actions which includes reducting the diesel prices and the toll fees. This strike was declared on May 17. The government is trying hard to convince the truckers to not to go on this strike as it will lead to dysfunctioning in the economy.

Idea Cellular and Vodafone India Merger gets approval from government

The government has given its consent to the merger of  Idea Cellular and Vodafone India, as confirmed by the Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha today. There are still some formalities left to be completed to finalize this deal. After the merger, these two big telecom giants will become the largest telecom operator in the country with more than Rs. 1.5 lakh crore, 35% of market share, and over 430 million subscribers. 

Government raises sugarcane price by Rs. 20 per quintal

The sugarcane's fair and remunerative price (FRP) has been increased by Rs. 20 per quintal to Rs. 275 by the government today. This price will be applicable from the next marketing year beginning from October. 




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