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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
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...