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07/11/2019

BENGAL PORT RECORDS COUNTRY’S HIGHEST SEA LEVEL RISE IN 50 YEARS

THE NEWS: Of the major ports in India, Diamond Harbour in West Bengal located at the mouth of river Hooghly has recorded the maximum sea level […]
07/10/2019

88 MANUAL SCAVENGERS DIED IN THE PAST THREE YEARS

THE NEWS: Despite a ban on manual scavenging, 88 sanitation workers have died while cleaning septic tanks and sewers in the past three years, according to […]
07/09/2019

WHERE TO PLANT A TRILLION TREES TO SAVE PLANET: STUDY MAP ALL LAND AVAILABLE

THE NEWS: Researchers have quantified how much land around the world is available for reforestation, as well as the extent of carbon emissions these would prevent […]
07/09/2019

INHERITANCE TAX- BENEFITS AND ISSUES

TRENDING TUESDAY ARTICLE INHERITANCE TAX- BENEFITS AND ISSUES Estate or Inheritance Tax is imposed on the assets of a deceased person. The estate tax is imposed […]
07/08/2019

RAISING OF FDI IN INSURANCE BROKING TO 100% UPSETS DOMESTIC BROKERS

THE NEWS: The Budget 2019 proposal, to raise the limit of foreign direct investment (FDI) from 49 percent to 100 percent in the insurance broking industry, […]
07/06/2019

DECODING THE DIFFERENT SIDES BEHIND THE BUDGET 2019-20

THE NEWS: After a pre-election populous Interim Budget in February, the government presented the Union Budget to boost infrastructure and foreign investment at a time when […]
07/06/2019

STRIDE SCHEME

SATURDAY SCHEME The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved a new initiative, Scheme for Trans-Disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy (STRIDE), to support socially relevant, local […]
07/06/2019

RBI HIKES KEY RATE FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2014, KEEPS STANCE “NEUTRAL”

THE NEWS The Reserve Bank of India has hiked the key rate by 0.25 percent in order to curb inflationary pressure from high oil prices. MORE […]
07/05/2019

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2019 OUTLINES BLUEPRINT TO ACHIEVE THE TARGET OF 5 TRILLION ECONOMY

THE NEWS: A day before the presentation of Union Budget in the Parliament of India, the government tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19, which projects the state […]
07/04/2019

DEEP SEA MINING RISKS ‘IRREVERSIBLE’ HARM, WARNS GREENPEACE

THE NEWS: The world’s oceans could face severe and irreversible harm unless tighter environmental safeguards are in place which protects them from a deep sea mining, […]

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