MALUKA IAS
FACTLY
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Date : 09th October
The Hubble
  • NASA’S space telescope.
SWIFT
  • SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) is an internationally-recognised identification code for banks around the world. 
  • SWIFT codes are most commonly used for international wire transfers.
Gagan Shakti 2018
  • Indian Air Force pan-India exercise.
Passive management
  • This refers to an investment strategy where an investment portfolio is constructed in such a way that it mirrors the composition of the broader market index. 
  • This is in contrast to active management of funds where fund managers try to pick individual stocks that they believe will outperform the broader market and thus earn higher returns.
Sextortion
  • It means criminals are collecting browsing history of those visiting porn sites and using it for extortion.
Tripura
  • Princely state of Tripura merged with the Indian Union on October 15, 1949.
  • Attained full statehood on January 21,1972.