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Places in News  World's highest railway bridge. The Chenab bridge, which India claims is the world’s highest railway bridge, will have trains plying on it by January February 2024. The first run of a track-mounted trolley on the arch bridge was conducted on March 21. The bridge is at a height of 359 m, it is taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, which stands at 330 m. The Chenab bridge had been constructed in a highly seismic prone area. The foundation of the bridge has been built to sustain an earthquake [measuring] up to eight on the Richter scale. 28,000 tonnes of steel has been used to construct the arch bridge. Sports  Nikhat Zareen won the 50kg category Gold in Women's World Boxing Championship in New Delhi. Nikhat defeated Thi Tham Nyugen of Vietnam in the final. Nikhat is the 2nd Indian woman after Mary Kom to win multiple Gold medals at the World Championships. Nikhat Zareen is from Nizamabad, which is located in the state of Telangana. This is India's third Gold medal at the ongoing World Championship., Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and Saweety Boora (81kg) won the gold medals in their respective weight categories. Lovlina Borgohain added fourth gold to India's tally at the IBA Women's World Boxing Championship in New Delhi. The Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist produced a strong show in the 70-75kg finals, where she defeated Australia's Caitlin Anne Parker . This is Lovlina's first gold at the competition after settling for bronze in 2018 and 2019 edition. Lovlina Borgohain is from Golaghat, Assam.