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Major News and Events of 27 March 2018

What Happened on 27 March 2018

Suresh Prabhu says India is giving top most priority to Africa

Suresh Prabhu, the Commerce and Industry Minister, said India is giving top-most priority to its relationship with Africa. He said this while giving a keynote address at the 13th CII-EXIM Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership in Delhi. He further said Africa is the first priority in terms of foreign policy and other matters. Prabhu also discussed the trending tariff and non-tariff barriers

IPL 2018: Steve steps down as Royals captain

Australian skipper Steve Smith has stepped down as the captain of IPL Team Rajasthan Royals, which is owned by Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra, in the upcoming 11th edition of Indian Premier League starting on April 7. Smith is given a one-test ban by ICC and this decision to step down came in the wake of the severe backlash he has faced after he admitted to ball tampering during the third Test against South Africa. Ajinkya Rahane, who is the Test vice-captain of India has been named as the new skipper of Rajasthan Royals.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
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