Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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DRDO setting up missile launch site in Machilipatnam

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is developing a new missile launch site in Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs 1,000 crore.

Currently the launch facilities are at Chandipur and Wheeler Island locations in Balasore in Odisha.

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‘Archduke Joseph diamond’ sold at world record price of $ 21.5 million

 ‘Archduke Joseph diamond’

  • A 19th century rare 76 carat diamond Indianimage  diamond.
  • Named after its first owner Archduke Joseph August of Austria.
  • Sold at world record price of $ 21.5 million (about Rs. 118 crore) at an auction in Geneva.
  • The diamond mined from erstwhile Golconda kingdom.

Connection with Koh-i-noor and Hope diamonds:

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