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Indian Railways initiative to install bio-toilets: no more filth on rails

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Most common sight in the Indian railway stations is the railway tracks littered with the excreta and all kind of dirt. It is because of the flush toilets, currently used in most of the train, which dumps the human waste directly on the track without any treatment, which create unhygienic conditions in the stations, which can lead to various kind of diseases, and corrode the tracks.

What is this NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group) and why India wants its membership

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There has been lot going on about India's efforts for being the member of NSG. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited various nation and meet leader of NSG countries for their agreement on India's induction in NSG. So what's this NSG and why India is so keen on becoming its member, let us look at the whole scenario from the start.

India is home to World's first airport to operate on solar power

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As the time is progressing mankind islooking to switch from conventional and limited source of energy to the sustainable energy source and we all know that solar energy is the future. When everyone is looking towards Solar power, Cochin International airport took a futuristic step and become the first airport in the world that completely operates on solar power.

India is building the highest bridge in world

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Why Chabahar port deal is important for India

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This is why article 370 was created

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Article 370 is one of the most controversial provision provided to Jammu and Kashmir, drafted under part XXI of the Indian Constitution. This Article provide special immunity to J & K and grant special autonomous status to the state. The  Article 370 was created as an instrument to accede state of Jammu and Kashmir to the Indian Union.
From where this problem of article 370 arises? Lets dive deep into the history. It was the time when  transfer of power was happening i.e when we were about to be accorded the freedom. On 20th February, 1947, His Majesty’s Government announced that independence would be given to British India, the plan was to create two independent dominions of India and Pakistan based on the Hindu and Muslim majority areas of the various provinces of  British India. Policy framed by Britishers announced that with the withdrawal of paramountcy, the princely States would become ‘independent’. However neither the Cabinet Mission nor British government t…

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