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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
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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