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Major News and Events of 28 June 2016

What Happened on 28 June 2016

PM Narendra Modi Slams Subramaniam Swamy

For the attacks made by Subramaniam Swamy, BJP Rajya Sabha member, on RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and other senior officials of the Finance Ministry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken a stand. He snubbed Swamy by saying that 'such things are inappropriate'. He mentioned that Raghuram Ram Rajan is as much a patriot as the others are and the work he has done will always be appreciated.

Bihar Student Wanted to Pass, but Topped and Finally Arrested

Bihar student, Ruby Rai has been arrested after she was accused of being an undeserving candidate, who topped her board exams. When she was asked questions on Political Science, she mispronounced it as 'Prodigal Science'. She later accepted that she cheated and does not deserve to top in the exams. She also said she asked her father to help her passing the exams, but he made her a topper. Patna special SP, Manu Maharaj is handling the case.

Prime Minister Modi in an Eye-to-Eye Talk with Chinese President

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said that in his meeting last week in Tashkent, India's interests have been conveyed to President, Xi Jinping. The Prime Minister has also mentioned that a coordinated effort for India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group has begun in a positive note with an eye-to eye talk with China. Last week in Seoul, China along with seven other countries had blocked consensus to India for NSG membership.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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