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Major News and Events of 25 July 2016

What Happened on 25 July 2016


Indian Refuses Renewing Journalists' Visas, China Warns of Repercussion

India has denied permission of extended stay in the country of three Chinese journalists who are representatives of state-run Xinhua News Agency. An editorial mentioned that if India is taking revenge for the NSG membership issue by not allowing the journalists for some more time, then the consequence is going to be serious for the country. On the other hand, there is no official reason of rejection of the visa renewals.

Salman Khan Acquitted in Blackbuck Case

Rajasthan High Court has acquitted Salman Khan from the 1998 chinkara poaching case. Salman Khan's sister Alvira was present with their lawyer in the Rajasthan court. Khan was accused along with seven others of killing a poaching and blackbuck in two separate cases. In 2006, Khan was convicted under the Wild Life Act for the incidences.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Mentions Reason of Resignation from Rajya Sabha

Former Rajya Sabha BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu has addressed the media at his CWG residence in New Delhi for the first time after he stepped down from his position. He mentioned that he was asked by the BJP to stay away from Punjab, and he was absolutely not in support of that as he has his roots in the state. He also mentioned that this was the fourth time something like that happened. After his resignation, speculations were there of him joining AAP, whereas, Congress leader Amarinder Singh said Sidhu can join Congress if he wants to.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...



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