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Daily News Digest:09 May 2021

ARYNA SABALENKA WON MADRID OPEN

Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus won Madrid Open 2021. Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus beat top seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia in three sets to win the women’s singles title at the Madrid Open.

PRIME GLOBAL CITIES INDEX Q1 2021

Recently, ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’ was released. The index is published by Knight Frank.

‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’ has been topped by the Chinese city of Shenzhen, followed by Shanghai and Guangzhou. Mumbai and New Delhi have moved one spot down to 32nd and 36th rank respectively, while Bengaluru has moved down four spots to 40th rank.

‘RAISING DAY’ OF ‘BORDER ROADS ORGANISATION (BRO)’ OBSERVED

On 7 May 2021 Border Roads Organisation celebrated its 61st Raising Day (foundation day). It develops and maintains road networks in India's border areas and friendly neighboring countries.

DRDO-DEVELOPED ANTI-COVID ORAL DRUG FOR EMERGENCY USE

Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) approved anti-COVID drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by DRDO. It is developed in collaboration with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad for emergency use.

RBI SETS UP COMMITTEE TO ASSIST RRA 2.0

Recently, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has constituted an Advisory Group to assist the second Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0). It is constituted under the SBI Managing Director S Janaki Raman. It was constituted to streamline regulations and reduce the compliance burden of regulated entities.

In 1999, the RBI had set up a Regulations Review Authority (RRA) to  review the regulations, circulars, reporting systems, based on the feedback from the public, banks, and financial institutions.

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RBI SETS UP COMMITTEE TO ASSIST RRA 2.0 Context Recently, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) has constituted an Advisory Group to assist the second Regulations Review Authority (RRA 2.0). Details It i ...

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DRDO-DEVELOPED ANTI-COVID ORAL DRUG FOR EMERGENCY USE

DRDO-DEVELOPED ANTI-COVID ORAL DRUG FOR EMERGENCY USE Context Recently, Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) approved anti-COVID drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by DRDO. Details It is d ...

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‘RAISING DAY’ OF ‘BORDER ROADS ORGANISATION (BRO)’ OBSERVED

‘RAISING DAY’ OF ‘BORDER ROADS ORGANISATION (BRO)’ OBSERVED Context On 7 May 2021 Border Roads Organisation celebrated its 61st Raising Day (foundation day). Details About Bor ...

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PRIME GLOBAL CITIES INDEX Q1 2021

PRIME GLOBAL CITIES INDEX Q1 2021 Context Recently, ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021’ was released. Details The Prime Global Cities Index is a valuation-based index tracking the moveme ...

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ARYNA SABALENKA WON MADRID OPEN

ARYNA SABALENKA WON MADRID OPEN Context Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus won Madrid Open 2021. Details Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus beat top seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia in three sets to win the women& ...

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