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Hampi Architecture

Why is it in News?

Tourist footfall in Hampi is down by nearly a lakh between April 2018 and March 2019, despite the fact that group of monuments at Hampi was listed on number two in ‘Must see’ tourist spot by the New York Times.


Dissolution Of Lok Sabha

Why is it in News?

Due to ongoing General Elections the term ‘Dissolution of Lok Sabha’ is frequently seen in the news.


Suresh Mathur Committee

Why is it in News?

IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority) has formed a panel under Dr. Suresh Mathur to look into the Microinsurance Framework.


National Green Tribunal (NGT)

Why is it in News?

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought report on waste tyres used in factories.


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.


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


None Of The Above (NOTA)

Why is it in News?

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


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.


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