23 May 2017
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 22 May 2017 proposed expanding the scope of oversight committees and a larger role for credit rating agencies as it draws up an action plan to deal with the Indian banking system’s Rs7.7 trillion bad loan problem.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science and Technology and Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, assumed charge at the IP Bhavan, following the sudden and untimely demise of former Minister of State (Independent Charge) Shri Anil Madhav Dave.
Researchers have discovered a new giant planet orbiting an extremely bright star 320 light years from Earth that has the density of styrofoam. This “puffy planet” outside our solar system may hold opportunities for testing atmospheres that will be useful when assessing future planets for signs of life.