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21 December 2017 Current Events 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.


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
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Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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