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Major News and Events of 22 August 2016

What Happened on 22 August 2016

Medium Intensity Earthquake Hits Delhi NCR

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has hit the national capital and its adjoining regions on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was Mahendragarh. At a depth 10 km, the quake occurred at around 2.50 pm. There has been no report of any kind of loss or injury. In the early hours of the day, earthquake with same magnitude hit Kohima as well.

Telangana Deputy CM Talks About Providing Better Coaching to Sindhu

On the arrival of PV Sindhu to India after winning silver medal in the Rio Olympics, the Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana Mahmood Ali stated that the government is planning to provide Sindhu with even better coaching so that next time she comes back with a gold. He also said that her present coach Gopichand is good but she would need better training for a gold in the future.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...

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