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World’s 2nd largest HSR in Chennai by China

China which has mastered in ‘High Speed Rail’ technology is ready to offer assistance to develop world’s second largest HSR in Chennai. India had tied up with Japan for rail network between Mumbai and Ahmedabad covering 505km distance. China is carrying out feasibility studies for high speed lines on the 2200km Chennai-New Delhi route and

Delhi to launch its first-app-based bus service

Now travel hassle free without having to rush into crowded regular buses, with the help of a mobile app. Passengers can book their tickets on luxury AC buses equipped with Wi-Fi from mid-June in Delhi. The Delhi government will roll out bus services on the lines of taxi aggregators, Uber and Ola. Firms with 50

Reliance renews ties with Iran after 6 years

After a gap of 6 years Reliance Industries has re-established its ties with Iran by buying crude oil from the Persian Gulf Power. The operator of world’s largest refining complex, RI is now looking to increase its purchases to 5 mn tones a year. Post international sanctions clamped on Iran, the company had stopped exporting

Seven wonders of today

This is current Seven Wonders of the world. 1. The Taj Mahal of Agra, India. 2. The Great Pyramid of Egypt and the adjacent Great Sphinx of Gizeh. 3. Hagia Sophia, 6th Century, in present day Istanbul. 4. Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy. 5. The Eiffel Tower, Paris. 6. The Washington Monument, Washington. 7. The

Seven natural wonders of the world

This is the seven natural wonders of the world. 1. Mount Everest, on the border of Tibet and Nepal. 2. The Nile River, Egypt. 3. Rio de Janeiro Harbour. 4. Iguassu Falls, Argentina. 5. Yosemite Valley and the Giant Sequioas of California. 6. The Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona. 7. The Northern Lights, especially from

Seven wonders of the medieval world

This are the Seven wonders of the medieval world. 1. The Colosseum of Rome 2. The Great Wall of China 3. The Porcelain Tower of Nanking, Cahina 4. The Mosque at St.Sophia (Constantinople) 5. The Stonehenge of England 6. The Catacombs of Alexandria 7. The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Seven wonders of the ancient world

This are the Seven wonders of the ancient world. 1. The Pyramids of Khufu 2. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon 3. The Temple of Artem is at Ephesus 4. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia 5. The Mausolus at Halicarnassus 6. The Colossus of Rhodes 7. The Pharos (Lighthouse) at Alexandria

World Amateur Radio Day

Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on that day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. They are best recognised for their contribution to disaster relief workers in areas where communications are little to non-existent. Amateur Radio

Secretaries Day

Secretaries Day also known as Administrative professionals Day or Admin Day is observed in several countries to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. The idea began with Mary Barrett, president of the National Secretaries Association, now called International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), and C. King Woodbridge, president

Inventions GK Questions and Answers – Part 12

111. What Henry Bessemer invented? A. Aluminum B. Electroplating C. Steel Converter D. Steel rolling mill Answer: C. Steel Converter Explanation: Invented in 1856. 112. What invention was first installed at a Hartford, Connecticut bank in 1889? A. Automatic teller machine B. Time-lock safe C. Burglar alarm D. Pay telephone Answer: D. Pay telephone Explanation:

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