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Major News and Events of 10 May 2018

What Happened on 10 May 2018

Trial run of Noida-Greater Noida Metro Aqua line on 10 km stretch begins

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has started its trial run of Noida-Greater Noida ‘Aqua’ Metro line on a 10 km stretch from Greater Noida’s Depot metro station to Noida’s sector 149 metro station on the 29.7km long metro track. The DMRC is yet to begin its trial as the work on laying cables is still under way on the remaining 19.7 km stretch between Sector 149 Metro station and Sector 71/51 Metro station.

Workers of a dyeing mill in Surat start their day with the National Anthem

About 2500 works in the biggest dyeing factory of Surat begin their day by singing National Anthem since 2016. They assemble in the central courtyard and arrange themselves in neat rows to sing the anthem. The owner of the factory stated "this routine has helped the workers to concentrate on their work and has increased the overall production of the mill.

Revision of the subsidy scheme by AAP government, electricity to be charged at Rs. 2 per unit till 400 units in Delhi

The AAP government has revised the subsidy scheme under which the electricity consumers using upto 400 units will be charged at Rs. 2/- per unit and usage upto 100 units will have a subsidy of Rs. 100 per month on fixed charges. This revision will benefit around 41 lakh registered connection holders in the national capital.

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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