16 Nov, 2022
24 Min Read
|GS-I||The Indian Tea Industry||Indian Geography|
|GS-III||Conservation of Wetlands||Biodiversity & Environment|
|US Currency Monitoring List||Economic Issues|
|National Press Day||Economic Issues|
|PT Pointer||Acharya Kripalani||Modern History|
Wetlands are an important ecosystem that needs conservation efforts from all stakeholders for protecting biodiversity and preserving the effective ecosystem services it provides.
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Source: News on air
India is one of the few countries that has recently been removed from the Department of Treasury's United States Currency Monitoring List.
The Treasury Department must evaluate the macroeconomic and exchange rate policies of the United States' trading partners based on three criteria:
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Source: The Indian Express
Every year on November 16th, India celebrates National Press Day to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.
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The Indian Prime Minister recently honoured Acharya Kripalani on his Jayanti.
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