Nagpur Current Affairs - 2019

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PM inaugurates Nagpur Metro

With the inauguration of Nagpur Metro, Nagpur has become the second city of the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai to get a Metro Rail. Nagpur Metro PM inaugurated a 13.5-kilometre stretch comprising five stations from Khapri to Sitabuldi. The Nagpur Metro consists of two corridors with a total length of 38 kilometres. The two corridors will Read More…

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GSI Sets Up 22 GPS Stations across Country

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has launched 22 permanent global positioning system (GPS) stations across India to identify seismically hazardous zones and encourage mapping activities. These 22 stations are part of the 35 stations planned by GSI to establish and maintain a network of continuously operating 35 permanent GPS stations. Fact Box: Bhuvisamvad Bhuvisamvad is an app launched by the Ministry of Mines to facilitate Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & TechnologyUPSC

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Samantha Express

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch a new train Samantha Express on February 14 from Nagpur. The Samantha Express will cover prominent places associated with Gautam Buddha and chief architect of the Constitution Dr B R Ambedkar. Journey of Samantha Express The Samantha express will run through the following places: Chaityabhoomi (Mumbai): Dr Ambedkar was cremated Read More…

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Young Scientist Programme

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has announced Young Scientist Programme to inculcate and nurture space research fervour in young minds. Young Scientist programme is part of Isro’s efforts to reach out to the student community. On the New Year day, Isro had organised Samwad with Students and an announcement was made about the student outreach Read More…

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EU, France give 3.5 Million Euros as Grant to Curb Emissions in India

EU and France will give a grant of 3.5 million euros to three Indian cities- Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement to curb emissions and promote sustainability in these cities. Salient Highlights The grants have been provided to help India’s smart city programme under the ‘Moblise Your Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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