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Major News and Events of 28 February 2017

What Happened on 28 February 2017


ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai Won Bronze Medal

As per reports, Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai bagged the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event for the third podium finish of India in ISSF World Cup. In the eight man final, Rai shot a total of 216.7 and finished the third on the podium.

Rai in an interview said that initially he was in doubt if he would be able to win. But as it started, he climbed the ladder one by one.

Mercedes-Benz E-Class Launched in India

The long-wheelbase (LWB) version of the E-Class was launched in India by German automaker Mercedes-Benz. The starting price of this car is 56.15 lakh. Among so many countries in the world, India is the only one that has got the right-hand drive version of the LWB E-Class.

The biggest selling point of this car is its class-leading rear legroom feature. The other features include all-four electronically operated seats, full-LED headlamps, 12.3-inch infotainment system, air suspension (diesel only), panoramic sunroof, 64-colour ambient lighting, etc.




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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