16th October
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16th October

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MALUKA IAS Date : 16th October
India and France
  • India and France currently hold bilateral exercises between individual services — Shakti, Varuna and Garuda respectively for the Army, Navy and Air Force.
The Conference of Parties (COP)
  • The Conference of Parties is a group of 200 countries which meet annually on addressing global warming.
BASIC countries
  • BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) are networks that are formed to lend weight to developing country concern.
Section 4 of the RTI ACT
  • Section 4 of the RTI Act requires suo motu disclosure of a lot of information by each public authority. However, such disclosures have remained less than satisfactory. Thus, the CIC has had to repeatedly direct regulators of the banking sector to disclose information on the wrongdoings of banks, so as to enable the public to make informed choices about their dealings with various banks.
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, has topped the first ever standalone ranking of Indian higher education institutions by QS, a think tank that is famous for bringing out world rankings of institutions.