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Major News and Events of 29 July 2016

What Happened on 29 July 2016


Suspended BJP Leader Arrested in Bihar

Suspended BJP leader, Dayashankar Singh, who made a derogatory remark against BSP chief Mayawati, has been arrested in Buxar, Bihar on Friday. Singh was arrested in a joint operation which was led by two Indian states, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. On the other hand, Singh's family has also threatened of filing an FIR against the party as they have claimed harassment by BSP members.

Nine Dead as Pune Building Collapsed

A cement slab of an under-construction building collapsed in Balewadi on Friday, killing at least nine labourers. Deputy Commissioner of Police, (zone-III), B Teli mentioned that the labourers were working on the 13th floor when the slab caved-in. He also said that the rescue operation is still going on.

Senior Leader Capt Ajay Yadav Quits Congress

Senior leader and former minister, Capt. Ajay Yadav has announced of quitting congress. As mentioned by him, he felt humiliated as Kamal Nath tried undermining his prestige. He announced his decision through a series of tweets, while yet to hand over his resignation to the party. Yadav has no plan to join any other party.




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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