World's Highest Railway Bridge will be in India.

World's highest railway tower will be in India. This will be come up over the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir.

Some Important points:

  • This will be the world's highest railway bridge till now.
  • It will connect Bakkal(Katra) and Kauri(Srinagar).
  • This bridge is a part of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project.
  • Will be complete in next 2 years, expected to completed by 2019.
  • After completion it will surpass the record of Beipan river Shuibai railway(China) bridge which is highest (275m) railway bridge till now.
  • Total cost for this will be around 1,1bn(1,100 crore)
  • Indian Railway(IR) is planning to install sensors on the bridge to check the wind velocity for security reasons.

Black Money worth $770 bn entered India in a duration of 2005-2014.

A US based think tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said an estimated $770 bn black money entered India during 2005-2014 in its report-Illicit Financial Flows to and from Developing Countries: 2005-2014.

It also mention that $165 bn illicit money exited the country during the same period.

According to this report about $ 101 bn black money enterd and while $ 23 bn exited during 2014 alone from the country. Total illicit financial outflow was three percent of India's total trade of $5500.744 billion between 2005-2014.

It suggested that Govt. should establish public registries of verified beneficial ownership information on all legal entities and check to black money. And also bank shold know the true baneficial owner/s of any account in their financial institution.

Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state where financial year will be from Jan to Dec.

Madhya Pradesh becomes the first state of the country which shifted its financial year from 1st Apr to 31st March to 1 Jan to 31 Dec.

Financial year in the country starts in April and end in March. Madhya Pradesh have new cycle for financial year from Jan-Dec.

This decision comes, as Modi's suggestion in NITI Aayog governing council meeting on Apr 23,2017 in New Delhi.