Page-50 of Current Affairs - February, 2021

Lithium deposits found in Karnataka

The Central Government has confirmed in a written reply to Lok Sabha about the presence of 1600 tonnes of lithium deposits in Mandya district of Karnataka. However, the significance and the quantity of the lithium in the region can only be confirmed after exploring the entire area. Further, commercial exploitation for the deposits can start ..

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RBI makes Risk-Based Internal Audit Mandatory

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on has introduced a risk-based internal audit (RBIA) system. It has made it mandatory for select non-banking financial companies and urban co-operative banks (UCBs). What has changed now? As per the norms, all the deposit-taking non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) with the asset size of Rs 5,000 crore will have ..

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Moody’s GDP Forecast- Key Highlights

The Rating agency Moody’s have recently forecasted that the nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India will rise closer to 17% in the Financial Year 2021. Key Highlights The US-based rating agency further forecasts that, India’s fiscal deficit projections are higher than expected. According to it, slower consolidation will constrain the fiscal strength of India ..

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Kaliveli Wetlands- First Declaration for converting it into Bird Sanctuary

Recently, the Villupuram district administration in Tamil Nadu has issued the first declaration under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. The declaration was issued in a bid to declare Kaliveli wetlands as a bird sanctuary. Key Facts This decision is highly appreciated by the Forest Department officials and conservationists since it will boost their efforts to ..

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Birth Centenary Celebrations of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi begins

The year-long Birth Centenary celebrations of legendary classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will begin on February 04, 2020. More in news The Rithwik Foundation for performing arts also organised a two-day event in Mumbai to commemorate the timeless legacy of the great musical maestro. The event to celebrate the Birth Centenary is named as “SwarBhaskar ..

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NCPCR Statement to Fight Child Labour and Begging

Recently, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has identified 50 religious places to carry the interventions in order to ensure zero tolerance towards child labour. Highlights Shri Ram Janmabhoomi and Taj Mahal have also been included in the list of 50 religious places. The NCPCR will took up the intervention to eliminate ..

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