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Major News and Events of 25 February 2016

What Happened on 25 February 2016


Leander Paes - Jeremy Chardy crash out of Mexico Open

Indian tennis player Leander Paes and Jeremy Chardy, his French partner, have crashed out of the Mexico Open. According to media reports, the duo lost in straight sets in the first round. They lost to Austria’s Oliver Marach and Fabrice Martin of France by 2-6, 4-6.

Haryana denies rape charges against protestors

As per media reports, some women, who were commuting on the Delhi-Ambala highway (NH-1), had been allegedly stripped and raped by rioters during the Jat agitation. In retaliation to these reports, the Haryana government and the state police has denied any such incidents. Paying due heed to the matter, the same has been referred to the court of the acting Chief Justice for further orders.

Sanjay Dutt walks free, released from Yerawada Jail

Early morning, actor Sanjay Dutt was released from Pune’s Yerawada Jail after he completed his prison term following his conviction in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. Dutt had been in jail from May 2013 as prison number 16656 and had to complete 42 months out of a total of five years of imprisonment that was confirmed by the Supreme Court in 2013.

Arrested JNU students sent to 3-day remand

Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, the two JNU students arrested on charges of sedition have been sent to police custody for three days by a designated court that has been set up at R.K. Puram Police Station. Both the JNU students were earlier accompanied by a lawyer and two JNU teachers and had gone to Vasant Vihar police station in a vehicle owned by G4S Security- the firm which offers security personnel for the JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University).




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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