Day May 20, 2021

Cryptocurrency market crash

• The cryptocurrency market saw a big correction with prices of major currencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB and others crashing as much as 30% within 24 hours. What has China announced? • This came in the backdrop of Chinese regulators…

UNESCO world heritage sites

• Six sites have been added to India’s tentative list of UNESCO world heritage sites. About: • Six of the nine sites submitted by the Archaeological Survey of India had been accepted by UNESCO for inclusion in the tentative list,…

Colombo Port City

• A Chinese-funded tax-free enclave billed as Sri Lanka’s answer to Dubai and Singapore cleared the final legal hurdle as the Supreme Court in Colombo ruled it could go ahead with only minor tweaks. About: • The largest single foreign…