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Noida selected by UN for Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative

The United Nations has officially selected Uttar Pradesh’s Noida and Greater Noida to participate in its Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative. The twin-cities in Gautam Buddh Nagar district have been selected in the “University City” category ahead of Mumbai and Bengaluru as the only invitee from India. Overall 25 cities across the world have been ..

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India’s first multi-modal terminal inaugurated on Ganga

On November 11, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s first multi-modal terminal on the Ganga river in his parliamentary constituency in Varanasi and received the country’s first container cargo transported on inland waterways from Kolkata. This is the first of the four multi-modal terminals being constructed on the National Waterway-1 (River Ganga) as part of ..

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Current Affairs: November 13, 2018

Main current events of November 13, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Public Service Broadcasting Day celebrated on November 12 to commemorate the only visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947 Gandhian Philosophy Award and Public Service Broadcasting Award announced on Public Service Broadcasting Day at All ..

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The Mughalsarai junction renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station

In Uttar Pradesh, the iconic Mughalsarai junction has been formally renamed after RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU), who was found dead in mysterious circumstances near the station in February 1968. The DDU station is more than 150 years old and one of the busiest railway stations in India. The station contains the largest railway ..

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Varanasi to host 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018

The 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018 will be held in Varanasi on November 16 to celebrate the spirit of 15th-century mystic poet Kabir. The annual festival conceived by the Mahindra group and Teamwork Arts, will feature a two-day programme of music, literature, talks and city explorations. The festival will reverberate with music, poetry, discussions ..

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