Daily Archives: June 24, 2022


In a study published in the journal Science, researchers have claimed that the disease (black death) originated in modern day northern Kyrgyzstan around 1338-1339 – nearly 7-8 years before it ravaged large parts of the world. The term Black Death refers to the bubonic plague that spread across Western Asia, Northern Africa, Middle East and Europe in …

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Investment in the Indian capital markets through Participatory notes (P-notes) dropped to Rs 86,706 crore till May-end, 2022. However, according to experts, foreign investors will reverse their selling stance and return to the country’s equities in the coming 1-2 quarters. In line with a decline in P-note investment, the assets under the …

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Recently, the Minster of Home Affairs and Cooperation has addressed a conclave, organised by the National Federation of Urban Cooperative Banks and Credit Societies (NAFCUB), emphasising the needed Reforms for Urban Cooperative Banks (UCB). The NAFCUB is an Apex Level Promotional body of Urban Cooperative Banks and Credit Societies Ltd. in the Country. …

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According to a new report, wetland conservation should feature as an independent topic of discussion in the negotiations at the upcoming biodiversity and climate change conferences for effective carbon sequestration. Carbon sequestration is the long-term storage of carbon in plants, soils, geologic formations, and the ocean. Experts from the Wetlands International, a global non-profit, in a new white paper suggested five …

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In Maharashtra’s political crisis, the Governor’s decision to call for the floor test has been in the spotlight once again. What are the Constitutional Provisions related to the Governor in calling for a Floor Test? Article 174 of the Constitution authorizes the Governor to summon, dissolve and prorogue the state legislative assembly. Article …

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