Page-52 of Current Affairs - September, 2019

India’s longest electrified train tunnel inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu dedicated the country’s longest electrified rail tunnel between Cherlopalli and Rapuru in Andhra Pradesh. He also inaugurated electrified railway line between Venkatachalam and Obulavaripalli at Gudur railway station and also flagged off Gudur-Vijayawada inter-city superfast express. Cherlopalli-Rapuru Electrified rail tunnel It is located between Cherlopalli and Rapuru Railway Stations in Andhra ..

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EC to host 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies

Election Commission of India (ECI) is hosting 4th General Assembly of Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) at Bengaluru, Karnataka from 2 to 4, September, 2019. At the same time, India will take over as A-WEB’s Chair for 2019-21 term. 4th General Assembly of A-WEB It will be presided by Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora. ..

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Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree gets GI tag

The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) in Chennai has accorded coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tag to Dindigul lock and Kandangi saree from Tamil Nadu. This takes total number of such indigenous products that have been accorded GI tag from Tamil Nadu to 31. Dindigul locks They are known throughout world for their superior quality and durability. ..

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Tourism Minister inaugurates 1st-ever architectural LED illumination at Qutb Minar

Prahalad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, inaugurated first-ever architectural LED illumination at Qutb Minar, the 12th-century monument, in New Delhi. Now with bottom to top illumination, the architectural beauty of historic Qutb Minar will display its historic majesty after sunset. This step towards promotion of tourism is in line with ..

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Indian Navy Warships Arrive in Laem Chabang, Thailand for Port Visit

As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific, two Indian Navy warships, INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan arrived at Laem Chabang, Bangkok for a port call from 31 August to 3 September 2019. The port call is a demonstration of India’s warm ties with Thailand. Key Highlights During the ..

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