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From the options given below, which are the cleaner and less expensive mode of transportation?
Monorails, Buses and Street cars are the cleaner and less expensive mode of transportation
Which of the following zonal headquarters city-pair is correct?
A. West central: The zone serves eastern & central Madhya Pradesh, southern Uttar Pradesh, and northeastern Rajasthan state.
B. South East central: The South East Central Railway is one of the eighteen Railway Zones in India. The Zone Office is headquartered at Bilaspur and comprises the Bilaspur, Nagpur, and Raipur Divisions.
C. North-Western: The four divisions are Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur & Jodhpur. Jaipur & Ajmer divisions were originally part of Western Railway and Bikaner & Jodhpur were part of Northern Railway.
D. East-central: The zone is administratively divided into 5 Divisions - Dhanbad, Danapur, Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya (old name Mughal Sarai) Divisions of erstwhile Eastern Railway and Sonpur & Samastipur Divisions of erstwhile North Eastern Railway.
Which airport has become the world’s first airport to completely operate on solar power?
Cochin (Kochi) International airport became the first airport in the world that completely operates on solar power. Now, Cochin airport’s solar power plant is producing 50,000 to 60,000 units of electricity per day to be consumed for all its operational functions, which technically makes the airport ‘ absolutely power neutral ‘.
When did Indian Railways start internet service on trains?
The most important achievement of Indian Railways is that it became the first railways in the world to provide internet service on trains from 1st May, 2003.
When did the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) come into existence?
The Inland Waterw ays A uthority of India (IWAI) came into existence on 27th October, 1986 for development and ordinance of inland waterways for shipping and navigation. The authority mainly undertakes projects for development and maintenance of IWT infrastructure on national waterways through grant received from Ministry of Shipping. The head office of the Authority is at Noida. The Authority also has its regional offices at Patna, Kolkata, Guwahati and Kochi and suboffices at Allahabad, Varanasi, Bhaglapur, Farakka and Kollam.
Which was the first railway terminus in India?
Bori Bunder, located in Mumbai was the first railway station in India. India's first passenger train ran from Bori Bunder to Thane in 1853. It was built by the Great Indian Peninsular Railway.
When did the first electric train run in India?
The first electric train ran in India with the inauguration of services between Bombay VT and Kurla Harbour on 3rd Feb 1925.
When was air transport started in India?
Airports around the world have special codes. Unscramble the letters to get the name of the city in which they are located and select the correct match.
Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport serving Beijing. The airport's IATA Airport code is 'PEK' which is based on the city's former organized name, Peking.
India’s first pilot programme to run two wheelers on CNG has been launched in which place?
India’s first pilot programme to run two wheelers on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) has been launched by the Union Government in New Delhi to curb air pollution in cities. The pilot project was launched by Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and is being implemented by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) and one of its parent companies, GAIL (India) Limited.