TNPSC Current Affairs Today (English) Date: 18.05.2017

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TNPSC Current Affairs Today (English) Date: 18.05.2017: 

Cabinet nod for 10 nuclear plants: The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared plans to set up 10 new nuclear power plants. All these indigenous 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactors will cumulatively add 7,000 MW to India's nuclear power capacity.The Union Cabinet cleared on Wednesday the building of 10 new nuclear power plants to add 7000MW to India's nuclear power generation capacity .These will be the indigenous 700 MW pressurised heavy water reactors (PHWRs).

J&K may be first state to bring real estate under GST: Jammu & Kashmir may be the first state in the country to bring real estate within the ambit of goods and services tax (GST) when it enacts laws to integrate its indirect tax regime with other states, state finance minister Haseeb Drabu indicated.

Cleanest Railway Stations in India - 2017: Out of 407 stations in India, according to a Survey released by the railways for cleanest Railway Stations in India - 2017

  • Beas railway station is the cleanest, followed by Vishakhapatnam and Khammam
  • Among the 75 bigger and busy railway stations, Visakhapatnam is on top, followed by Secunderabad and Jammu.
  • Chennai Central at 49th rank
  • Stations at Jogbani, Madhubani and Sagauli -all in Bihar -are the dirtiest in the overall ranking
Best and Worst Railway Stations in India (A Survey Report)

Best and Railway Stations in India

RankStation & States
1Beas (Punjab)
2 Vishakapatnam (Andhra)
3Khammam (Telangana)
4Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)
5Durgapur (West Bengal)
6Mancherial (Telangana)
7Secunderabad (Telangana)
8Jammu Tavi (J&K)
9Vijayawada (Andhra)
10Anand Vihar (Delhi)

Worst Railway Stations in India 

RankStation & States
407Jogbani (Bihar)
406Madubani (Bihar)
405Sagauli (Bihar)
404Hosangabad (MP)
403Janghai (UP)

Macron's cabinet 11 of 22 new ministers are women: France's centrist President Emmanuel Macron gave ministerial jobs to conservatives, socialists and newcomers on Wednesday , appointing an unprecedented all-stripes cabinet to bridge traditional divides and broaden his support. His cabinet is also gender balanced, with 11 of 22 new ministerial posts taken by women. After naming conservative Edouard Philippe, a member of The Republicans party , as his PM earlier this week.

Courtesy: The Time of India