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Major News and Events of 21 June 2016

What Happened on 21 June 2016

PM Modi in Chandigarh for International Yoga Day Celebration

21 June, 2016: Prime Minister Modi addressed around 30,000 people at Capitol Complex in Chandigarh on the International Yoga Day. He himself performed 'asanas' with the rest of the people, who were present at the complex. He also expressed his concern for the people suffering from diabetes, and encouraged yoga trainers to come forward and help in controlling the disease.

ISRO to Launch 20 Satellites on a Single Mission

21 June, 2016: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is due on the launch of 20 satellites on a single mission on Wednesday. This is for the first time that so many satellites are going to be launched on the same day, as the highest numbers till date were 10. The main objective of the mission is launching the primary satellite on the rocket.

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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