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What Happened on 24 June 2016


India can Bear Brexit Effects, Says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley, the Finance Minister of India has mentioned that Britain's decision of leaving the European Union will not affect Indian economy as the country is prepared for it. Though India's Sensex dropped by 3.4% to 26, 022.60 points after the Brexit results came, but Mr. Jaitley said that the market fundamentals of the country are strong enough to take care of this volatility.

Anil Kumble Now the New Head Coach

Former India Captain and Leg Spinner, Anil Kumble has been appointed as the new head coach of Indian Cricket Team for a one-year deal. Though he does not have background of international or first-class coaching, but is known for being India's leading Test wicket taker who took 619 wickets in 132 games. Duncan Fletcher left his role after 2015 World Cup, and ever since then Team India has been without a head coach. However, now the position is filled.




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...