Why is it in News?
Due to forest fires, scientists are skeptical about the blooming of Neelakurinji in the next cycle.
On 5th April, 2019, around 4,700 Konyak Naga women came together in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest Traditional Konyak Dance’ in the world.
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
RBI, for the 1st time, has resorted to forex swap mechanism to adjust the liquidity in the market.
About the Scheme (BBBP)
India became the 4th country in the world to have the Anti-satellite Missile System.
The Government has stated that the SFAC has a predominant role to play in achieving the target of doubling of farmers’ income by 2022.
FIU-IND is in news due to recent arrest and auction of the properties of fugitive jeweler Nirav Modi.