Prelim Bits 18-06-2019

Catalhoyuk, Desertification, Co2 Emissions of Bitcoins and etc.

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Bihar - Litchi Connect, Malnutrition

The outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar has led to close to 350 cases and around …

India’s Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Imports

India has decided to impose retaliatory tariffs on 29 goods imported from the U.S., from June 16, 20…

Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency Norms – Vehicular Pollution

CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency/Economy) norms aim at lowering fuel consumption of vehicles.

Maharashtra Civil Disobedience Movement - GM Crops

Over 1,000 farmers recently participated in a ‘civil disobedience’ movement in AkoliJahagir vill…

Doctors Strike - Kolkata Case

Junior doctors in a medical college in Kolkata were recently attacked, over the death of a patient.

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation – Bishkek Declaration

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's (SCO's) Heads of State summit was recently held in Bishkek, …

Prelim Bits 17-06-2019

International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA), PC4 Protein, Circadian Rhythm, Black Softshell Turtle and …

Prelim Bits 16-06-2019

Kerosene from Co2, Kimberley Process, Global Peace Index 2019, Abujh Marias Tribes and etc.

SEBI Norms for Credit Rating Agencies

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has released a new framework for financial disclosure …
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