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Major News and Events of 27 July 2018

What Happened on 27 July 2018

Both Parliament Houses closed today for Guru Purnima

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha shall stay closed on account of Guru Purnima today. This decision was declared by the Presiding Officers of both the Parliament Houses. The Houses will resume functioning from 30th July 2018.

Sonam Wangchuk and Bharat Vatwani win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018

Sonam Wangchuk and Bharat Vatwani, both hailing from India, won Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018. They will receive a medallion bearing image of late Filipino leader Ramon Magsaysay, a certificate, and a cash prize. The award ceremony will take place in August this year at Cultural Centre in the Philippines.

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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