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INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ALLIANCE’S FIFTH ASSEMBLY

Assembly will deliberate on key initiatives of ISA on three critical issues of energy access, energy security, and energy transition Shri R.K Singh , Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy today unvieled the curtain raiser to  the Fifth Assembly of the International Solar Alliance along with side …

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NATIONAL LOK ADALAT

Department of Consumer Affairs to refer pending consumer cases to National Lok Adalat for disposal through settlement National Lok Adalat will be held on 12th November 2022 across the country to despose off pending cases through settlement. Considering the benefits of the Lok Adalat system and mutual settlement between parties …

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INDIA ABSTAINS ON SRI LANKA VOTE AT UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

India on Thursday abstained from voting on a resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council, while observing that Sri Lanka’s progress in implementing commitments on the 13th Amendment, meaningful devolution and early provincial elections remains “inadequate”. “Achieving prosperity for all Sri Lankans and realising the legitimate aspirations of …

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THE INDIAN-MADE LCH ‘PRACHAND’

The Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is the only attack helicopter in the world that can land and take off at an altitude of 5,000 metres (16,400 ft). The helicopter can fly at a maximum speed of 288 kmph and has a combat radius of 500 km, which can go up …

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GIG ECONOMY OF OUR COUNTRY

Moonlighting is a state where employees work for remuneration with entities other than their employers. It is not defined in any of the statutes in India. However, there are enactments that deal with double employment. Moonlighting is subject to law of the land. The sphere of employment cannot be extended …

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STRENGTHENING THE CSR FRAMEWORK IN INDIA

Ever since the establishment of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) regime in India under Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013, CSR spending in India has risen from ₹10,065 crore in 2014-15 to ₹24,865 crore in 2020-21. But there is no data to verify whether this increase is commensurate with …

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ANNIE ERNAUX WINS LITERATURE NOBEL

French author Annie Ernaux, known for her deceptively simple novels drawing on personal experience of class and gender, was on Thursday awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Ernaux, 82, was honoured “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory”, …

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WORLD BANK PARES INDIA FY23 GROWTH PROJECTION TO 6.5%

Indian economy’s expansion is expected to speed up to 7% in the next fiscal year, before settling back down to 6.1% in FY24-25 The World Bank has trimmed its estimate for India’s growth in the current fiscal year (FY22-23) to 6.5%, one percentage point lower than its previous projection in …

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THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF JAL JEEVAN MISSION

One of the most significant commitments of the Narendra Modi government is to ensure piped water to every rural household by 2024. Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, led by the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, 10.2 crore rural households, or about 53% of the eligible population, now have tap …

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WORLD HABITAT DAY 2022

Theme ‘Mind the Gap. Leave No One Behind and No Place Behind’ celebrated Theme serves as a strong reminder that we cannot leave behind any citizen and any place as we build towards a more resilient future: Government’s resolve towards inclusive and equitable development is demonstrated in its flagship urban …

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