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Major News and Events of 04 May 2018

What Happened on 04 May 2018

No south Indian city mentioned in the WHO's list of the most polluted cities

The World Health Organisation (WHO) released its list of the most polluted cities in the world on Wednesday in which no south Indian city was named. A pollution control official in Tamil Nadu stated that the efforts have been made to tackle air pollution in the state by making use of advanced gadgets in industrial premises to enable real-time monitoring. The state authorities like the municipal bodies and transport corporations have also been roped into better tackle pollution.

Severe thunderstorms across India kills 127, destroyed homes and lives

Massive thunderstorms battered many parts of the country on Wednesday night taking away 127 human lives and leaving a trail of devastation in which many houses collapsed, trees uprooted and electricity poles in disorder.

Mumbai has the "most beautiful" railway stations in India

The Railway Ministry declared Chandrapur and Ballarpur railway stations in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra as the most beautiful railway stations in the country on Thursday. Both these stations will be awarded by the Railway Ministry.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...

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