Govt. is ready for discussion on Manipur

Why in NEWS Union Home Minister told the Lok Sabha on Monday that the government was ready for a discussion on Manipur on the floor of the House as the country needs to know the “truth about the sensitive situation in the State”. What is happening in Manipur Manipur, a …

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A push for GM mustard disregarding science, the law

A determined battle by environmentalists in the Supreme Court of India against Delhi University’s genetically modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant (HT) mustard is all that stands between GM food and Indian farmers and consumers. GM crops are quite different from conventional varieties and hybrids, such as those developed by farmers, agricultural research …

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Export Preparedness Index (EPI) Report, 2022

NITI Aayog is releasing the third edition of Export Preparedness Index (EPI) for States/UTs of India for the year 2022. Report Highlights The report discusses India’s export performance amid the prevailing global trade context in FY22, followed by an overview of the country’s sector-specific export performance. The report further highlights …

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Taming Inflation

The latest Consumer Price Index data showing a resurgence in retail inflation proves exactly why the RBI’s monetary authorities have reiterated the need to keep the policy approach firmly tilted towards ensuring price stability. CPI-based provisional inflation With food prices becoming unmoored and spiralling up, June’s CPI-based provisional inflation reading …

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New rail corridor proposed in Kerala

Semi-high-speed trains operating at an average speed of 125 km per hour will be able to cover the approximately 420-km Thiruvananthapuram-Kannur distance in three-and-a-half hours through standard gauge tracks in another six years The trains would be able to attain a maximum speed of 200 kmph and would halt at …

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Ecotourism near Droog Fort

Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation Limited (TTDC) plans to allow tourism in the eco-sensitive area surrounding Pakkasuran Malai, a hill near Coonoor. Ecotourism Ecotourism is now defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”. Principles …

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