21 August 2014 Current Affairs

Union Cabinet Approved The Nagpur Metro Rail Project

The Union Cabinet gave its approval for the 38.21-km Nagpur Metro Rail Project. The project will have two corridors — the North-South Corridor covering approximately 19.65 km and the East-West Corridor covering approximately 18.55 km. The Rs. 8,680-crore project will get Rs.1,555 crore in the form of equity and subordinate debt from the Centre. It will be implemented by the Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited, which will be set up as a 50:50 jointly owned company of the government of India and the Maharashtra govt.

Noted Filmmaker Muzaffar Ali Received  Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award

Muzaffar Ali, a noted filmmaker of India was received the 22nd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana award at Jawahar Bhawan in New Delhi. The award was presented by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi, the president of All-India Congress Committee (AICC). Muzaffar Ali had directed some of the most celebrated movies like Umrao Jaan, Gaman and Khizan. He had been honoured with Padma Shri Award for his works in 2005. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award or Rajiv Gandhi National Communal Harmony Award was instituted by All-India Congress Committee (AICC) in 1992 to commemorate the contribution of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The award recognizes outstanding contribution of personalities in promoting communal harmony, peace and national integration.


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