New Zealand bans single-use plastic shopping bags
- New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags.
- They introducing hefty fines for business.
- Plastic pollution has become a growing global concern.
- They are more than 100,000 marine mammals.
- The use of single-use plastic shopping bags under the new rules.
Max Verstappen won 2019 Austrian Grand Prix
- Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix.
- He defeated Ferrari’s, Charles Leclerc.
- Ferrari’s Sebastian Ve became fourth.
In Swiss, Banks India slips to place to 74th in terms of money
- The annual banking statistics report compelled by the SNB.
- India slipped to 74th place in terms of money with Swiss banks.
- The UK remained top in the list of the survey.
- India holds 6% in 2018 to 955 million Swiss francs.
- A second-lowest level in over two decades.
Lok Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions Bill 2019
- In 1st July 2019, Lok Sabha passed the Central Educational Institutions Bill 2019.
- The Bill seeks to replace an Ordinance.
- It was issued in March.
- The House unanimously passed the Bill.
Andhra Pradesh government has formed a committee on the PPAs
- On 1st July 2019, AP Government has formed a committee on the PPAs.
- The committee will review, negotiate and reduce the high wind.
- The Power Distribution Companies in AP State are in financial crisis.
- The power purchase dues amounted to ₹20,000 crore.
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