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What Happened on 12 June 2018


WHO praised India for decline in its Maternal Mortality Rate by 77%

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has applauded India's efforts in reducing its Maternal Mortality Rate by 77%. The MMR of India declines from 556 per 10000 live births in 1990 to 130 per 10000 live births in 2016. This growth has put the country on track towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of MMR below 70 by 2030.

Rail Ministry launches Rail MADAD App to redress passenger grievances

The Rail Ministry has launched Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel) Application for speedy redressal of passenger grievances under the Union Government's Digital India Scheme. This app is multifunctional. From displaying several helpline numbers and direct calling facility for immediate assistance to the filing of complaints by both online as well as offline methods, it registers the complaints of the passengers with fewer inputs.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...



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