Why is it in News?
Indian Sundarbans was accorded the status of ‘Wetland of International Importance’ under the Ramsar Convention in January 2019. Also, Sundarbans is constantly in news for tiger habitats facing extinction.
Why is it in News? The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the PSLV-C45 rocket on 1st April 2019 that carried one Indian (EMISAT) and 28 international satellites into space
Yield curve in the US has inverted for the first time since mid 2007- a shift that has in past signaled recession.
About the Scheme (BBBP)
RBI, for the 1st time, has resorted to forex swap mechanism to adjust the liquidity in the market.
India became the 4th country in the world to have the Anti-satellite Missile System.
In a recent report NSDC has pointed out that Skill India Mission is overly dependent on short term courses and shall focus on long term courses to make it more productive.
FIU-IND is in news due to recent arrest and auction of the properties of fugitive jeweler Nirav Modi.