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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
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...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...