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Major News and Events of 31 January 2018

What Happened on 31 January 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch Khelo India School Games in the capital today

PM Modi is going to flag off the first Khelo India School Games at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi today. As per reports, the Khelo India initiative is going to help scouts and the young talent from various schools in India to groom and emerge out as future champions. The focus of this initiative will be on revival of sports culture and establishing the country as a sporting nation in the world.

Meghalaya and Nagaland Elections: Notifications to be issued today

The filing of nominations in Meghalaya and Nagaland will begin today. The last date for filing the nominations will be 7 February. Both the states will go to polls on 27 February and have 60 member assemblies each. The filing of nominations for Tripura will end in the evening today.

FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
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