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Major News and Events of 29 May 2018

What Happened on 29 May 2018

Cochin International Airport recognized as world's first fully solar energy-powered airport by UNEP

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL), the busiest and largest airport in the state of Kerala, has been recognized as the world’s first fully solar energy-powered airport by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). This airport has 15 MWp solar power plant on its premises consisting of 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres.

MoU signed between Tata Trusts and Government for development in Naxal-hit districts

Tata Trusts and the government has signed a MoU to extend developmental support to the eight worst Naxal-hit districts of Chhattisgarh. These eight districts are also a part of the "Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme" of NITI Aayog. The districts included in the MoU are Kanker, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, Bastar, Kondagaon, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Sukma.

India's Second Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza established by NASSCOM in China

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) of India has set up its second Digital Collaborative Opportunities Plaza in Guiyang, China. The initiative has opened a second avenue for Indian IT firms into China's growing software market.

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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