Learn with Dates 24 October – What happened today in history?

Learn with Dates 24 October – What happened today in history?

Indo-Tibetan Border Police

India’s primary border patrol organization with its border with

Tibet (China)

one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, raised on 24 October 1962

First head of the ITBP, designated Inspector General –  Balbir Singh

The ITBP, which started with 4 battalions

The area covers the China border and the Manning border by 3488 km.

ITBP presently has 56 service Battalions, 4 Specialist Battalions, 17 Training Centres

Surjeet Singh Deswal

Surjeet Singh Deswal also known as S S Deswal is an Indian Police Service officer, who is currently working as the Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

1984 batch IPS officer of Haryana cadre.He previously served as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal

United Nations Day

The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945.

World Polio Day

World Polio day – 24 october

established by Rotary International to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis.

Metro

Kolkata Metro is a rapid transit system serving Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal

first planned and operational rapid transit system in India. It was initially planned in the 1920s, but construction started in 1970

BEGAN OPERATION – 24 October 1984

around 300 daily train trips carrying more than 700,000 passengers.

completely owned and funded by the Ministry of Railways. It is the only metro in the country to be controlled by Indian Railways

Delhi Metro

far the largest and busiest metro in India, and second oldest after the Kolkata Metro

operates over 2,700 trips daily

Construction started in 1998, and the first elevated section (Shahdara to Tis Hazari) on the Red Line opened on 25 December 2002

first underground section (Vishwavidyalaya – Kashmere Gate) on the Yellow Line opened on 20 December 2004

Zambia

Edgar Lungu

President of Zambia

Political Party – United Party for National Development

Inonge Wina

13th Vice President of Zambia

Political Party – Patriotic Front

Updated on 03 Nov 2020  |  by admin