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Real Estate Company ‘Embassy Office Parks REIT” will be the first company to set up a Real Estate Investment Trust in India with plans to raise Rs 4,500 crore.
A joint military exercise between India and Bangladesh - ‘Sampriti 2019’ was conducted recently in Bangladesh.
The NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) has decided to develop a buffer zone of Kanha Tiger Reserve.
From 5,500 MW in 2016-17, capacity addition has plunged to 1600 MW in 2018-19 which have impacted 4000 SMEs that supply components to turbine makers
A new frog was discovered in Wayanad, Kerala. It is a new species and is different enough to be assigned to a new ‘subfamily’. Genetic analysis revealed that the species is at least 60 million years old.
‘Sirsi Supari’, grown in Uttara Kannada has become the 1st product from the arecanut sector to get a Geographic Indication (GI) tag.
India is the world’s 2nd largest arms importer as per the reports of SIPRI.
Italy has signed up for the Belt & Road Infrastructure Summit in China
A species of wood snake has resurfaced in Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary after 140 years.
The dates for the General Elections 2019 have been announced by the ECI.