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Gorakhpur now has world's longest railway platform

A newly constructed railway platform in Gorakhpur, U.P. entered into the Limca Book of World Records for being world’s longest railway platform. Platform No. 1 of the Gorakhpur is 1366.33 metres with ramp and 11355.40 metres without it. Gorakhpur is headquarter of North Eastern Railways zone. The World’s longest railway platforms are: Gorakhpur railway station (Uttar Pradesh, ..

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Raman Singh takes oath as Chhattisgarh CM

Raman Singh (61) of BJP was sworn in as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh for the 3rd term in row. Governor Shekhar Dutt administered Singh the oath of office and secrecy during a grand swearing-in ceremony. Raman Singh has retained the CM post as the BJP registered victory by winning 49 of the 90 seats. Congress ..

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Assembly polls verdict: BJP bags MP, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, AAP makes stunning debut

The BJP clinched majority of seats in the Assembly Elections in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made remarkable debut in Delhi where it clinched 28 of 70 seats. In Delhi, though the BJP secured highest number of seats (31) but it fell short of 5 seats for attaining the majority. ..

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Political uncertainties are among the factors impacting capital markets: RBI

The RBI in its Macroeconomic and Monetary Developments Second Quarter Review 2013-14 said that markets in India face domestic uncertainties arsing from prolonged slowdown, falling corporate earnings and rising leverage, besides risks of political uncertainties associated with the electoral cycle. Elections are to be held in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi in November-December 2013. National polls ..

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Global Infant Mortality Rate came down to 37: UNICEF report

As per United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report on the global Infant Mortality rate (IMR) declined from 61 deaths in 1990 to 37 deaths in 2011. Annual infant deaths decreased from 8.4 million in 1990 to 5 million in 2011. Although India has more IMR than the global average, it has shown a minor decline ..

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