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04 September 2018 Current Events Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapses, many feared trapped

A portion of the Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata has collapsed today taking down many vehicles with it. There are speculations that several people have been trapped under the debris. The ambulances and rescue teams have arrived at the incident spot. So far six people are admitted in the hospital.


Demonetization under attack: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman comes forward in defense

With Reserve Bank of India's latest figures raising allegations on notes ban, NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar has insisted that the move wasn't a failure. "It (the ban) was needed to reintroduce probity, integrity in our social and economic system", he said. When questioned if he would recommend demonetization again, the Vice Chairman responded in affirmative, saying he would do it any day "to cleanse my economy, to formalize it". The allegations came pouring in after the latest RBI report said that about 99% banned notes are now back in system. 


More than 50,000 people cut off due to floods in Nagaland; CM to visit today

Nearly 12 people have died and around 3000 people have been displaced due to the floods and heavy rain which hit the state of Nagaland. Around 50,000 people and over 530 villages have been cut-off and road communication are snapped in Nagaland. 


National Nutrition Month Observed Across India to Fight Against Malnutrition

India celebrates the National Nutrition Month today to fight against malnutrition. The Women and Child Development Ministry will be various organizing awareness programmes this month related to malnutrition disorders like anemia, under-nutrition, stunting, and low birth weight in children. A special focus will be given to pregnant women, adolescent girls, and lactating mothers.


Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapses, many feared trapped

A portion of the Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata has collapsed today taking down many vehicles with it. There are speculations that several people have been trapped under the debris. The ambulances and rescue teams have arrived at the incident spot. So far six people are admitted in the hospital.

Demonetization under attack: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman comes forward in defense

With Reserve Bank of India's latest figures raising allegations on notes ban, NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar has insisted that the move wasn't a failure. "It (the ban) was needed to reintroduce probity, integrity in our social and economic system", he said. When questioned if he would recommend demonetization again, the Vice Chairman responded in affirmative, saying he would do it any day "to cleanse my economy, to formalize it". The allegations came pouring in after the latest RBI report said that about 99% banned notes are now back in system. 

More than 50,000 people cut off due to floods in Nagaland; CM to visit today

Nearly 12 people have died and around 3000 people have been displaced due to the floods and heavy rain which hit the state of Nagaland. Around 50,000 people and over 530 villages have been cut-off and road communication are snapped in Nagaland. 

National Nutrition Month Observed Across India to Fight Against Malnutrition

India celebrates the National Nutrition Month today to fight against malnutrition. The Women and Child Development Ministry will be various organizing awareness programmes this month related to malnutrition disorders like anemia, under-nutrition, stunting, and low birth weight in children. A special focus will be given to pregnant women, adolescent girls, and lactating mothers.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which States Share Boundary with China?India, in total, shares land borders with 6 sovereign countries. China is one of those. Below are the Indian states which share borders with the country. 1. Jammu and Kashmir This northern state of India is mostly located in the Himalayan mountains. It shares a… Read More...
Which States Share Boundaries with Pakistan? There are four states that share a border with Pakistan, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Gujarat. The India Pakistan Border is quite intriguing. Since India has installed 1,50,000 flood lights on… Read More...
Which Places in India Still Largely Speak Sanskrit?Sanskrit is considered as Dev Bhasha, the language of Gods. It has a history of around 3500 years. It used to be a primary language of ancient India. Its earliest form Vedic Sanskrit, was prevalent from 1500 500 BCE. However, it is fading… Read More...



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