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Major News and Events of 25 August 2016

What Happened on 25 August 2016


Sidhu Hasn't Decided About Joining Any Political Party, Says Wife

After resigning from BJP's Rajya Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu has not joined any political party yet. Clearing the facts, his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu said that her husband is in the US for a motivational lecture with a corporate firm, which is his primary job. He and the family is still not sure about being associated with any political party.

Rajnath Singh-Mehbooba Mufti Discuss State's Security Situation

Home minister Rajnath Singh met Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti met on Thursday to have a discussion on the security situation in the state. A joint press conference was held by them in Srinagar, where Mufti mentioned that 95 percent of the Kashmiris want to settle down the situation with dialogues, whereas five percent of them are trying to derail the process.

Dec 16 Delhi Gangrape Convict Attempts Suicide in Jail

A convict in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape case, Vinay Sharma tried committing suicide inside the Tihar jail on Wednesday. He has been hospitalized and is under medical observation. According to reports, the convict tried hanging himself from an iron grill in his cell and was stopped by a Tamil Nadu special police personnel after being spotted. As per reports, Sharma was on medication as he was suffering from depression.




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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