Why is it in News? In NIRF 2019, IIT-Madras has topped the list followed by IISC-Bangalore
Why is it in News?
David Robert Malpass, an American economic analyst and former government official has been appointed as the World Bank President. He was nominated by the President of USA, Donald Trump.
Three Indian Vultures were found dead in Bejjur Forest range of Telangana.
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.
Due to forest fires, scientists are skeptical about the blooming of Neelakurinji in the next cycle.
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
About the Scheme (BBBP)
RBI, for the 1st time, has resorted to forex swap mechanism to adjust the liquidity in the market.