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Major News and Events of 22 May 2018

What Happened on 22 May 2018


Spotting of black panther in Sundergarh forest in Odisha

A black panther was captured on camera while roaming in the Sundergarh forest in Odisha for the first time according to the forest department. Odisha becomes the ninth state where the existence of the black panther has been reported.

All hail for the all-women crew of the Indian Navy

The all-women crew of the INSV Tarini in the Indian Navy created history after completing a voyage of circumnavigating the Earth for 254 days. They returned home on May 21 creating a history as it was the first-ever voyage by an all-women crew of the Indian Navy.

Social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy honored by Google on his birthday

Google honoured Raja Ram Mohan Roy, a social reformer and the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, with a doodle on the occasion of his 246th birth anniversary today. He was the modernist man by virtue, who stood against the evils of the society like Sati pratha, caste system, and child marriage.




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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