In News: The Lok Sabha has unanimously passed the Consumer Protection Bill 2019, which seeks to wholly replace the Consumer Protection Act 1986. Need for the Bill: The new…… Read more “Consumer Protection Bill Passed”
Use of Cryptocurrencies at this moment in a bit shady: Bitcoin, the most prominent among cryptocurrencies, has fluctuated wildly in value, even over short periods of time.As…… Read more “Ban or regulate?”
In News: In order to boost entrepreneurship among rural women, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) is set to focus on select 3-5 lakh women Self Help…… Read more “Rural ministry to focus on 3-5 lakh women SHGs to scale up enterprises”
In News: The Indian Army is planning to transform the force, including roll out Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) as part of overall plan to enhance combat capability of the force.The operationalization…… Read more “Army’s first Integrated Battle Groups to be structured by end of next month”
Minimum Support Price was increased to one and a half times the farmer’s cost of production. The devil, though, lay in the detail, viz., the method of calculating MSP.
Manufacturing sector critical for sustainable growth: The contribution of the manufacturing sector to India’s GDP has remained stagnant at around 17% since the 1990s, and the sector…… Read more “Manufacturing sector’s RCEP inhibitions”
The News: The Centre is carrying out 3D aquifer mapping of every village which will help it take specific water conservation measures at micro level across the…… Read more “For water plan, govt goes for 3D mapping of all villages”
In News In an interaction with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is on a state visit to the United States, US President Donald Trump stated that…… Read more “Modi, Trump never discussed Kashmir, show official records”
Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission was successfully launched by ISRO in a major achievement for India’s space programme.
In News: As per the data of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), India is expected to enjoy demographic dividend till about 2055. Definitions Demographic Dividend: UNFPA defines ‘demographic dividend’ as…… Read more “India enters 37-year period of demographic dividend”