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Major News and Events of 09 November 2017

What Happened on 09 November 2017

Bandhan Express between Kolkata and Khulna in Bangladesh flagged off

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated the Bandhan Express train service between Kolkata and Khulna through video conferencing. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee also joined the inauguration ceremony from Kolkata. Bandhan Express is the second train between the the two countries. The first one is Kolkata-Dhaka Moitree Express.

Odd-even for five days in Delhi from Nov 13

Delhi government is bringing back the odd-even scheme from 13th to 17th November due to increased pollution in the capital. The same will be effective from 8 am to 8 pm during these days. Pollution in Delhi has forced schools to be closed for the week and health advisory being issued by IMA and doctors. Delhi Metro has already started plying more service and DMRC has promised to help with 100 small buses for last mile connectivity.

He said, IGL stickers for cars will be available from 10th November at 22 CNG stations across Delhi. The decision comes as air pollution levels spiked in the national capital. Under the policy, odd-numbered cars are allowed to run on odd dates while even-numbered cars can only run on even dates.

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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