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National Energy Conservation Day 2021

National Energy Conservation Day 2021: The National Energy Conservation Day is observed on December 14th, every year by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The day focuses on making people aware of global warming and climate change and promotes efforts towards saving energy resources. It also highlights the achievements of the country in the fields […]

Deposit Insurance And Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) Bill, 2021

Deposit Insurance And Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) Bill, 2021: The Prime Minister said that Rs 1,300 crore had been paid to over 1 lakh depositors who could not access their money as their banks faced financial crises. The deposits worth Rs 76 lakh crore were insured under the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) […]

Supreme Court on Highway Widening in Char Dham

Char Dham: The Supreme Court has allowed carriageways of three highways to be widened to 10m as part of the Char Dham roads project after modifying its earlier order limiting the width to 5.5m. A three-judge Supreme Court bench modified an earlier, September 2020 order by another three-judge bench directing that three highways being laid […]

Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia

Earthquake Struck Eastern Indonesia: A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia. The epicentre was in the Flores Sea, north of East Nusa Tenggara province. Indonesia sit along the Ring of Fire region, an area where most of the world’s volcanic eruptions occur. The Ring of Fire has seen a large amount of activity in recent days, […]

United States to Expand it Reach in Indo-Pacific Region

What Is Indo- Pacific? U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the United States will expand its military and economic relationships with partners in Asia to push back against China’s increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific. The idea of the Indo-Pacific as a single strategic space is an outgrowth of China’s growing influence in […]

Trafficking In Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Draft Bill 2021

Trafficking In Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Draft Bill 2021: The Indian Leadership Forum Against Trafficking (ILFAT) has written to the Ministry of Women and Child Development identifying gaps in the Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) draft Bill 2021, which is expected to be tabled in the Winter session of Parliament. Issues with […]