Inequality Virus Report by Oxfam International – Keypoints

Inequality Virus Report by Oxfam International: The Inequality Virus Report, released by Oxfam International, has found that the Covid pandemic deeply increased the existing inequalities in India and around the world. The report states that Covid has the potential to increase economic inequality in almost every country at once – the first time this has […]

What are Green Bonds? Recent Development

Green Bonds: As per a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the cost of issuing green bonds has generally remained higher than other bonds in India, largely due to asymmetric information. Green Bonds: A green bond is a debt instrument with which capital is being raised to fund ‘green’ projects, which typically […]

Birds of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve Report – Keypoint

Birds of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, released by the ZSI: The publication, Birds of the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve, released by the ZSI, not only documents the avifauna of the Sunderbans but also serves as a comprehensive photographic field guide for the region. The scientists said of the 428 birds listed, some, like the masked finfoot […]

11th National Voters Day on 25th January 2021 – Theme

National Voters Day: The Election Commission of India is celebrating the 11th National Voters Day on 25th January 2021. The National Voters’ Day has been celebrated on January 25 every year since 2011, all across the country to mark the foundation day of Election Commission of India, i.e. 25th January 1950. The main purpose of […]

National Girl Child Day: January 24 – Theme 2021

National Girl Child Day: The National Girl Child Day is celebrated in India every year on January 24. It was started by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. Objectives of the day To spread awareness about Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme Which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January […]

What is 2K Time Trial in Cricket?

2K TIME TRIAL: The two-kilometer time trial — set at eight minutes and 15 seconds for fast bowlers and 8:30 for batsmen, spinners and wicketkeepers — has become mandatory for India’s centrally-contracted cricketers. On a standard athletics track, the distance is covered in five laps of 400 metres each. The timings can be measured with […]

Assam government setting up three degree colleges in the Bodo region.

Assam government is setting up three-degree colleges in the Bodo region: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah said the Assam government is setting up three-degree colleges in the Bodo region. Tributes are being paid to Shri Upendra Nath Brahma by opening an institute in his name. Upendranath Brahma (1956 – 1990) was an Indian Bodo […]

Company Law Committee Recommendation on Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)

Limited Liability Partnership (LLP): The Company Law Committee (CLC) has recommended that 12 offences under the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Act 2008 be decriminalised and that LLPs be allowed to issue Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) to raise funds with the aim of improving ease of doing business for LLP firms. The Company Law Committee (CLC) was […]

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme completed 6 years of its launch

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme:   The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme has recently completed 6 years of its launch in 2015. On the occasion of National Girl Child Day (24th January), the performance of the BBBP scheme was discussed. The National Girl Child Day was started by the Ministry of Women and Child […]