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Major News and Events of 25 April 2016

What Happened on 25 April 2016

India cancels visa for Chinese dissident leader

Following a protest by Beijing, India has cancelled a visa that was granted to a Chinese dissident leader. According to media reports, Dolkun Isa is an Uyghur activist. He was granted a tourist visa by the government of India to travel to India this week to attend a democracy conference to be held in Dharamsala. Dalai Lama was also expected to attend the conference. However, government sources said that Isa’s visa was withdrawn after India came to know that there was an Interpol red corner notice against him.

Vijay Mallya appears on electoral rolls, says report

A media reports has said that liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s appears on the electoral rolls in the United Kingdom. The report further says that Mallya country home in Hertfordshire in Britain has been given as his recorded address. Meanwhile, The External Affairs Ministry has revoked Mallya’s passport which makes his stay in the United Kingdom illegal.   

Kanhaiya Kumar accuses co-passenger of trying to strangle him on plane

Kanhaiya Kumar has alleged that a fellow passenger on board a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Pune had attempted to strangle him. Media reports quoted Kumar as saying that the co-passenger, Manas Deka, is a BJP supporter and that both the airlines as well as the police did not take any action against Deka and both were deplaned. Meanwhile, Manas Deka has rubbished Kumar’s claims. Calling it a cheap publicity stunt, Manas said that he has tripped and bumped into Kanhaiya.

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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