9 PM Current Affairs Brief – November 5, 2018


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Eyes wide shut

Eyes wide shut News: Recently five Bengali men were gunned down in Upper Assam as the National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated to detect the illegal immigrants which evidences act of the periodic eruptions against non-Assamese people in the State. Important Facts: The killings both symptomise and deepen the fault lines between the … Continue reading “Eyes wide shut”

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Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserves

Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserves News: The Centre is dwelling upon the burgeoning reserves of RBI which the central bank necessitates as an emergency buffer not meant to be shared. Important Facts: The RBI’s reserves are built through transfers from the annual surpluses in the profit and loss account of RBI. The … Continue reading “Challenge to the Reserve Bank of India’s reserves”

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Water ATMs may help in bridging safe water gap

Water ATMs may help in bridging safe water gap News: The government is increasingly starting to accept small water enterprises such as water ATMs and community purification plants as an alternative solution to the safe drinking water challenge. Important Facts: In 2010, the United Nations declared access to clean drinking water as a human right, … Continue reading “Water ATMs may help in bridging safe water gap”

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Greater flamingoes visit Hope Island after 25 years

Greater flamingoes visit Hope Island after 25 years News: Recently a flock of five greater flamingoes were spotted on the Coast of Hope Island in East Godavari River Estuarine Eco (EGREE) System after a long gap of 25 years. Important Facts: Last occurrence: These were last seen in a group about two and a half … Continue reading “Greater flamingoes visit Hope Island after 25 years”

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