CCEA approves price support measures for sugar, cotton, jute farmers

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a plethora of measures to encourage farmers cultivating sugar, cotton, and jute in the run-up to the first anniversary of protests

admin admin November 18, 2021

Govt. amends mining rules to create flexibility and boost production

The Union government has issued updated mining concession rules, which would allow for the sale of 50% of mineral production from captive mines, free transfer of mines, and partial lease

admin admin November 18, 2021

Gujarat tops the logistics rankings; Haryana, Punjab take second and third spots

Gujarat has kept its top position in the annual logistics rankings for states announced by the Centre on Monday, with Haryana and Punjab coming in second and third, respectively. Uttar

admin admin November 18, 2021

New emissions-cutting commitments would barely affect temperature increases: UN

New emissions-cutting commitments, like India's goal to be carbon neutral by 2070 at COP26, are expected to have a little impact on temperature increases this century, according to an updated

admin admin November 18, 2021

Juvenile Justice Act: Why the need for amendments?

When we talk about India's growth potential in today's world, we can't disregard the importance that India's younger population plays. With over 41% of the Indian population under the age

admin admin November 17, 2021

Centre amends Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011

The Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules 2011 were amended by the central government, requiring the disclosure of the maximum retail price (MRP) in Indian currency, inclusive of all taxes on

admin admin November 17, 2021

Leopards in India face an 83% risk of extinction due to roadkill

According to a recent worldwide research that assesses the damage presented by roads to the survival of animal populations throughout the globe, the leopard (Panthera pardus) faces an 83% increased

admin admin November 17, 2021

RBI makes way for FPIs to invest in REITs, InvITs

"The RBI's notification allowing foreign institutional investors (FIIs) to invest in debt securities of REITs and InvITs will open up new fundraising avenues for REITs and InvITs, as REITs and

admin admin November 16, 2021

Srinagar makes it to UNESCO Creative Cities network

Srinagar has been selected as one of 49 cities in the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) creative city network under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. "This

admin admin November 16, 2021

What’s new in the RBI’s PCA framework?

The RBI issued a notification on November 2 revising norms for commercial banks to be placed under the regulator’s Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework should any of their key metrics

admin admin November 16, 2021