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Major News and Events of 21 July 2016

What Happened on 21 July 2016

Unclaimed Bag Found in SpiceJet Flight

An unclaimed bag was found in SpiceJet flight, which created chaos at the Sri Guru Ramdas International Airport in Amritsar on Thursday morning. The bag has been moved to a protected area, as mentioned by Central Industrial Security Force. An investigation has been started. However, an initial investigation mentioned that the bag belonged to an Indonesian Muslim woman who checked in at Dubai airport but did not board the flight.

Maharashtra Man Arrested for Sending Bomb Pics to ISIS

According to the reports of Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad (ATS), a man Nasir alias Qadir Abu BakrYafai Chaush has created bomb and sent the photographs to a Syria based handler. He assembled the bomb by getting materials from Hyderabad, Pune and Nagpur. Nasir is a diploma engineer from Parbani district, was arrested by ATS.

BSP Workers Demand Arrest of Dayashankar Singh

Hazratganj witnessed protests of BSP supporters on Thursday where they demanded arrest of BJP leader Dayashankar Singh. The BJP leader made a derogatory remark on BSP chief Mayawati. BSP workers from several districts came to join the protest. Singh has been sacked by BJP from all party posts. Tight security has been arranged in order to control the situation.

Deployment of Indian Tanks Near China Border May Affect Investments

As mentioned by a Chinese state-run media on Thursday, Indian battle tanks have been deployed near the China border which might affect the investments that many Chinese firms are looking to make in India. They have also mentioned that India is confusing the country by positioning more than 100 tanks near the border and still supporting Chinese investments.

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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