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North Central Railway zone launches mobile app to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela

The North Central Railway (NCR) has launched a ‘Rail Kumbh Seva Mobile App’ to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela starting from January 15. The app will also provide information regarding all the ‘Mela special’ trains that will be run during the period. Additionally, the app will provide a link to the ..

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Current Affairs: November 8, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 8, 2018. National Current Events PM celebrates Diwali with jawans of the Indian Army and ITBP at Harsil in Uttarakhand PM Narendra Modi wished Indian Army and ITBP jawans in Uttarakhand. He inspected redevelopment programmes and addressed their grievances. The US exempts India from imposition ..

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Kabutari Devi, famous folk singer passes away

Kabutari Devi (70), the famous Kumaoni folk singer, has passed away in Pithoragarh , Uttarakhand on July 7, 2018. Devi, whose songs depicted the struggles in the life of Pahari women, shot to fame after her maiden performance at All India Radio, Lucknow in the 1980s. The folk singer has received several honours, which includes ..

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Union government includes 10 new Iconic sites in 3rd phase of its flagship project of Swachh Iconic Places

The Union government has added 10 new Iconic sites in 3rd phase of its flagship project of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) under Swachh Bharat Mission. The 3rd phase of SIP was launched at Mana village which is situated close to the Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand. The sites are Raghavendra Swamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari ..

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Pappu Karki, popular Kumaoni folk singer passes away

Pappu Karki, the popular Kumaoni folk singer, has passed away in car accident near Haidakhan in Nainital district on June 9, 2018. Karki was famous for singing Kumaoni folk. His latest song ‘Chanchari’ was recently uploaded on YouTube and it had already garnered 16,000 views and more than 500 comments. Karki is originally from Thal ..

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