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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
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...