Socio Economic Issues

Earth Summit

The Earth Summit, often referred to as the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 3–14, 1992. This international conference brought together political leaders, diplomats, scientists, media representatives, and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from 179 countries in an attempt to focus …

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Signature campaign for Odisha liquor ban

Milita Odisha Nisha Nibaran Abhijan (MONNA), an organisation of social activists pressing for complete prohibition in the State, will start a signature campaign in all the Assembly constituencies. The month-long campaign will start on September 2 from the Hinjli Assembly segment in Ganjam district, which is represented by Odisha Chief …

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ILO report flags wage inequality in India

Stronger implementation of minimum wage laws and boosting frameworks for collective bargaining are needed Real average daily wages in India almost doubled in the first two decades after economic reforms, but low pay and wage inequality remains a serious challenge to inclusive growth, the International Labour Organization warned in its …

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