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Major News and Events of 24 February 2017

What Happened on 24 February 2017


Indian Man Dies in Kansas Bar Shooting

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, who is originally from Hyderabad, was killed after Adam Purinton, opened fire on him and his friend Alok Madasani at bar in Kansas. However, reports say that the latter is in a stable condition now, though suffered injuries. This was reportedly a racial attack as the shooter yelled at the men to leave his country.

Reports also say that Purinton thought that the duo were from Middle East.

Panneerselvam Demands for Probe into Jayalalithaa's Death on her Birth Anniversary

O Panneerselvam has demanded for probe into former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's death on the occasion of her birth anniversary. He also vowed to take back AIADMK from all the members whom Jayalalithaa had expelled.

Panneerselvam also highlighted many hardships which were faced by Jayalalithaa before she became one of the most successful leaders of the state.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
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...



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