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Major News and Events of 21 December 2017

What Happened on 21 December 2017


2G Spectrum: Verdict on India's biggest 2G scam to come today

A special CBI court in New Delhi is going to pronounce the verdict on India's biggest 2G scam on December 21, Thursday. The court will decide if the former telecom minister A Raja is guilty or not. CBI along with Enforcement Directorate has lodged a case against the former telecom minister, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others. The trial for this 2G scam began in 2011. It was stated that the state suffered a loss of around 1.76 lakh crores because of this fraud.

Indian Air Force submits RFP(Request for Proposal) to HAL, requests 83 Tejas light combat aircrafts

Indian Air Force has forwarded a formal request(Request For Proposal) to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited(HAL) for additional 83 Tejas light combat aircrafts on December 20, Wednesday. It also includes 73 Mark-1A upgraded versions and 10 trainer versions of the LCA. The response from HAL will be provided within 3 months. Two contracts are already signed between IAF and HAL. First for acquiring 20 Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) standard aircraft and another for 20 Final Operational Clearance (FOC) standard aircraft.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which State is biggest Jute producer? West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Tea producer? Assam is the largest producer of tea in India. India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world, second only to China. India recorded a total production of 1233.14 million… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...