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Jogbani (Bihar)-Biratnagar (Nepal)

Second Integrated Check Post between India and Nepal.

Motihari-Amlekhganj oil pipeline

First-ever cross-border petroleum product pipeline in the South Asia region.

Ameenpur, Telenagna

First body of water in India to be recognised as a Biodiversity Heritage Site and is the first biodiversity site to be approved in an urban area

Ujh Multipurpose Project, Jammu and Kashmir

Project under Indus Water Treaty

Nagardhan in Ramtek taluka, near Nagpur

It has provided evidence on the life, religious affiliations and trade practices of the Vakataka dynasty.

Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

Recently, the consecration (Kumbhabhishekam) ceremony was held at after 23 years

Krem Puri Caves, Meghalaya

Longest Sandstone Cave in World

Kosi and Mechi rivers of Bihar.

Second major river interlinking project in the country to be approved after the Ken-Betwa project in Madhya Pradesh.

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

India’s first war memorial for animals

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Mumbai, Maharashtra

India’s first Covid-19 test bus launched in Maharashtra

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Ross Island renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep, Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep.

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Kaleshwaram, Telangana.

World’s largest multi-stage lift irrigation scheme on River Godavari

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Parali I  & II island of Lakshadweep

Sinking Chain of Atolls of India

 

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