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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
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...
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