26 December in History


A huge tsunami triggered by a massive undersea earthquake in the Indian Ocean killed an estimated 300,000 people in India, Sri Lanka and South-East Asia on December 26, 2004, in one of the worst natural disasters to hit the region. The hypocentre of the main earthquake, which was above 9.0 on the Richter Scale, was about 160 km in the… Read More →

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Which State is biggest Jute producer? West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India… Read More...
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Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...