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Indian Railways has started work on the world’s highest railway line which will connect Ladakh with New Delhi. The total estimated cost for this railway project which in total will extend to 498 kilometers, will be around Rs 83,360 crores. The highest point in the project when it is completed will be of 5,360 meters above mean sea level. gas news uk The closest competitor to it will be the Qinghai-Tibet Railway line in China which is at a height of approximately 2,000 meters. The project once finished will give Indian defense agencies a strategic edge over the Chinese in case of an altercation in the future. The railway line project will cut the time taken for movement between Delhi and Leh by almost half. (Multiple News Sources)

Infosys was established by 7 engineers in Pune, India with an initial capital of $250 in 1981. grade 9 electricity quiz It was registered as Infosys Consultants Private Limited on 2 July 1981. speedy q gas station In 1983, it relocated its office to Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Share listing: An initial public offer (IPO) in February 1993 with an offer price of ₹95 (equivalent to ₹490 or US$6.80 in 2017) per share against the book value of ₹20 (equivalent to ₹100 or US$1.40 in 2017) per share. The Infosys IPO was undersubscribed but it was “bailed out” by US investment bank Morgan Stanley which picked up 13% of equity at the offer price. Its shares were listed in stock exchanges in June 1993 with the trading opening at ₹145 (equivalent to ₹750 or US$10 in 2017) per share (Wikipedia)

Submarines are covered in rubber tiles to absorb active sonar, as well as to dampen sound coming from the sub to make it quieter for passive sonar. emitra electricity bill payment Those are called anechotic tiles and were invented by the Germans in WW2. Now everyone uses those. The tiles are around 100mm thick and can reduce the sound of a sub by 20 decibels. It takes 1000s of man hours to glue them on properly so that they don’t fall off. (Quora)

Brazil, traditionally the world’s top sugar producer, is poised to cede the crown to India for the first time in 16 years. electricity quiz ks3 Production in the Asian country this season may rise 5.2 percent to a record 35.9 million metric tons on increasing acreage and improving yields, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service said Tuesday in a report. gas variables pogil Brazil’s output may tumble 21 percent to 30.6 million tons because of adverse weather and a shift to producing more cane-based ethanol. (BloombergQuint)

India was the third-largest energy consumer in the world after China and the US in 2017. India’s primary energy consumption has more than doubled between 2000 and 2017, reaching ~754 Mtoe. India’s per capita energy consumption is one-third of the global average, indicating potentially higher energy demand in the long-term (MGL Investor Presentation)

CEAT (Cavi Elettrici e Affini Torino) ltd., the flagship company of RPG Enterprises, was established in 1924 in Turin. Today, CEAT is one of India’s leading tire manufacturers and has a presence in global markets. CEAT produces over 165 million tires a year and offers tires to all segments and manufactures radials for trucks and buses, light commercial vehicles, earthmovers, forklifts, tractors, trailers, cars, motorcycles, and scooters as well as auto-rickshaws. The current capacity of CEAT tires’ plants is over 800 tonnes per day (Wikipedia)

PVR Cinemas is a film entertainment company in India. The company, which began as a joint venture agreement between Priya Exhibitors Private Limited and Village Roadshow Limited in 1995 with 60:40 ratio, began its commercial operations in June 1997. The company has its origin as Tejas Dhawan in South Delhi, which was bought by Ajay Bijli’s father in 1978, who also owned a trucking business, Amritsar Transport Co. In 1988, Bijli took over the running of the cinema hall, which was revamped in 1990, and its success led to the founding PVR Cinemas. gas variables pogil packet answers In 2003, ICICI Ventures invested Rs 40 crore in PVR when Village Roadshow decided to pull out of the partnership. In 2012, Kanakia group owned Cinemax cinema chain was bought by Cine Hospitality Private Ltd, a subsidiary of PVR Cinemas for ₹395 crore (US$55 million), making PVR the largest cinema chain in India. (Wikipedia)