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Google Introduces A New App Named “Bulletin”
Google introduces a new App named “Bulletin”. The app allows anyone to share their stories about their communities. Using this free app one can share story using pics, videos and text on the internet without having a website or blog. Bulletin app currently is launched on pilot basis in Nashville, Tennessee and Oakland, California.
India’s steel production have grown last year, due to which India has become world’s third largest steel producer. India has overtaken US and now is behind China and Japan only. The report of largest steel producers of world was released by World Steel Association.
Australia’s Melbourne cricket ground will host the finals of men’s and Women’s 2020 World T20 tournaments. The announcement regarding this was made by organisers on last Tuesday.
Khelo India School Games Launched by Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra PM Modi launched Khelo India School Games on Wednesday (31.01.2018) in national capital New Delhi at Indira Gandhi Stadium. In his address to the nation, Pm Modi urged youth of India to take part in the games as it is the most important thing for the development of the nation. He also made announcement regarding rewarding the first childhood coach of of a athlete.
Veteran Sharath Kamal won Table Tennis Nationals Championship in men’s single category by defeating top-seed Anthony Amalraj by a score of 4-1. With this win Sharath has won men single titles for the eight time and equalled the record of Kamlesh Mehta.
Union Government Signs $250 Million Loan Agreement With ADB
Asian Development Bank has allotted a loan of 250 million dollar loan to India for 6 thousand 2 hundred kilometers all-weather rural roads construction in India. The loan agreement in this regard was signed between Union Government and ADB Bank. The construction will be done under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana in five states Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.
The objective of the programme is to make better connectivity in rural areas of India.
India sixth wealthiest country with total wealth of $8,230 billion
India is ranked as sixth wealthiest country of world in New World Wealth report having total wealth of $8,230 billion. With this India has been able to spot in top ten despite of being the poorest country of the world. The USA is at the top of the list as wealthy country in world with net wealth equal to $64,584 billion in 2017.