NASA to send women to Mars
- US Space agency mentioned the first person to set foot on Mars.
- It said that women are at the forefront.
- The first all-female spacewalk was newly announced by NASA.
- At the end of the month, Christina Koch will get to float around in space.
- At the end of March NASA has the first all-female spacewalk.
World Kidney Day 2019 is observed on 14th March
- On 14th March World Kidney Day, 2019 is observed.
- The theme is Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere.
- Every year World Kidney Day is celebrating on Second Thursday of March.
- The global health awareness campaign has to focus on the importance of kidney.
- And the impact is to reduce kidney disease.
Over 12 Indian states banned e-cigarettes
- Across India, 12 states have banned ENDS or e-cigarettes.
- The banned states are Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Jammu & Kashmir, Tamil0 Nadu, Puducherry and Jharkhand.
- In India ENDS commonly known as e-cigarettes or “vapes”.
- The mixture containing flavored liquids and nicotine.
Through Forex swap RBI to inject rupee liquidity
- RBI has decided to inject rupee liquidity.
- Through long-term foreign exchange buy/ sell swap.
- It is a first-of-its-kind instrument.
- And it is used for liquidity management.
- On 26th March RBI would conduct dollar-rupee buy/ sell swap.
- RBI can lower the dependence on OMO.
- OMOs can distort the rates curve.
Rahul Bajaj Resigns As Chairman of Bajaj Finserv
- Rahul Bajaj will step down as Chairman for ‘Bajaj Finserv’ on May 16.
- As Chairman Emeritus also he continues to serve the company.
- 80-year-old has been at the helm of Bajaj Finserv.
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