Metro Current Affairs, GK & News

What is LiDAR Technique?

Context in Current Affairs: The Indian Railways is to use LiDAR technique to conduct ground survey for the Delhi Varanasi High Speed Rail corridor. LiDAR is Light Detection and Ranging technique. What is the plan? The Indian Railways is to use the LiDAR technique mounted on a helicopter. This is being done after its success ..

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Agra Metro Project

Agra Metro Project consists of two corridors with a total length of 29.4 km. It connects famous tourist attractions like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Sikandra etc., with railway stations and bus stands. Its construction work is to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi. The project is expected to benefit 29 lakh people in the city ..

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Traffic Index 2018

The Traffic Index 2018 was published by TomTom, a company offers traffic solutions, uses location technology to collect traffic information, and has been publishing city rankings for eight years. The index ranks 403 cities across 56 countries. How the Index was measured? It takes into account: Congestion which is defined in terms of the additional ..

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GST council reduces Tax rates on Housing

The GST council has decided to slash the tax rate on under-construction residential properties and the affordable housing projects category. Decision of GST council The GST council has reduced the GST rate for under construction from the present 12 per cent to 5 per cent. The GST rate for affordable housing category is now 1 ..

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I-METROS launched by Government of India (GoI) as an association of all-India metro rail companies

P K Sinha, the Union Cabinet Secretary , has launched “I-METROS” an association of all Indian Metro Rail companies at the Conference on “Indian Metros: Collaborating for Excellence” in Metro Bhawanhere on March 8. The platform will be a forum for exchange of ideas, pooling of knowledge and sharing of experience, best practices, innovations etc. ..

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