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Major News and Events of 19 May 2018

What Happened on 19 May 2018


8,000 toilets constructed in Kathua this year under Swachh Bharat Mission

The construction of  8000 toilets have been completed in the Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district in view of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission. According to  the reports, the construction of 15,000 toilets is the target for the year 2018. The main aim behind the mission is to make the district Open Defecation Free (ODF).

Warnings issued by IMD of thunderstorm and rain in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings in various parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana of thunderstorm with strong winds and rain. The affected areas are Mahendragarh, Kosli, Gurgaon, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida and Greater Noida.

High security alert in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Modi's visit

The security forces have been put on high alert as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric power project and lay foundation stone for the semi-ring road project. He will also reveal a plaque to mark the commencement of work on the Zojila Tunnel.




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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