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RTI And RBI

Why is it in News?

The Supreme Court has given RBI a last chance to withdraw a November 2016 Disclosure Policy and abide by the Right to Information Act.


Banking Ombudsman

Why is it in News?

Complaints to RBI Ombudsman have increased by 25% in the financial year 2018.


Indian Bullfrog

Why is it in News?

Indian Bullfrog has become invasive in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.


None Of The Above (NOTA)

Why is it in News?

Due to the ongoing General Elections, NOTA is frequently seen in the news.


Ambient Air Quality Standards In India

Why is it in News? In a study undertaken by IIT Delhi, it has been found that use of kerosene, fire woods and coal in household contribute to 40% of the PM2.5 level in Gangetic basin districts of India


River Ganga

Why is it in News?

As per a study of CSIR-NEERI, it has been found that River Ganga contains significantly higher proportion of organisms with antibacterial properties.


Bacteriophage

Why is it in News?

In the samples collected by CSIR-NEERI, bacteriophage was found to be 3 times more in proportion to the isolated bacterias taken.


Tendered Vote

Why is it in News?

Officials allowed some people to caste tendered votes in Tamil Nadu during second phase of the General Elections.


Chenchu Tribes

Why is it in News?

Chenchus believe that domesticating Fox ushers an era of fortune to the tribe.


Cotton Production In India

Why is it in News?

The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry, in a recent report has estimated a drop in the production of cotton in India due to the droughts in cotton growing states.


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