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Today's Headlines - 17 November 2023

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Sub-categorisation within Castes

GS Paper II

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In an election rally in Telangana, the Prime Minister promised to investigate the sub-categorisation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) to identify and help the most backward among them.


RBI hikes risk weights on Unsecured Loans

GS Paper III

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RBI increases risk weights on unsecured loans by 25% for banks and NBFCs due to concerns about the fast-growing unsecured retail loans and rising systemic risk.


Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS)

GS Paper III

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Outward remittances under the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) in the April-September quarters of 2023-24 have overtaken those in the corresponding year-ago period.


Sovereign green bonds for NRIs

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Recently, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed non-resident Indians (NRIs) to invest in the government’s sovereign green bonds (SGrBs) issued for 2023-24.


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The ninth edition of the Joint Military exercise “MITRA SHAKTI-2023” was recently conducted between India and Sri Lanka in Aundh Pune, India.


World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH)

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Recently, India hosted the 33rd Conference of the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH) Regional Commission for Asia and the Pacific.


10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting - Plus (ADMM-Plus)

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The Defence Minister of Indi recently participated in the 10th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting - Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 16, 2023.

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