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Major News and Events of 27 May 2016

What Happened on 27 May 2016


Kashmir: Heavy gunfight between militants and security forces continues in Baramulla

A fierce gunfight between security forces and militants in Kashmir's Baramulla district started on Friday. The security forces had surrounded Khonchipora village in Tangmarg area on  Thursday night after receiving information that two militants were hiding in the village. As the security forces moved closer to a house on Friday morning where the militants were hiding, the latter started heavy gunfire.

Rafale deal can be concluded in June: Parrikar

Union Defence Minister, Manohar Parikar has expressed hope of concluding the Rs. 59,500-crore  deal for the 36 French Rafale fighters by the edn of June. The deal, whi is stuck for more than year, is expected to be concluded next month. According to Parikar, some loose ends have to be tied up. He also said that the inter-governmental agreement (IGA) will ensure that anything covered under it has to be executed by both the governments.




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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