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Detailed News Articles: 19 June 2019

1.┬áIndia to be most populous by 2027: UN According to the recently released World Population Prospects 2019 report, India is expected to add 273 million people by 2050, which will be the largest national increase in the world. Details: India is set to overtake China as the most populous country by 2027 and will have… Continue reading Detailed News Articles: 19 June 2019

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19 June in History: Chandannagar voted in favour of a merger with India

What happened? The people of the French colony of Chandannagar, formerly called Chandernagore, voted in favour of merging with the Indian Union in a plebiscite conducted by the French government. Background Currently, Chandannagar is a city situated about 35 km north of Kolkata in the Indian State of West Bengal. At the time of Indian… Continue reading 19 June in History: Chandannagar voted in favour of a merger with India