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Amendments To Biodiversity Bill, 2021

Amendments To Biodiversity Bill, 2021: A Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that examined the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill 2021, has submitted its suggestions on the Bill. The JPC has accepted several amendments made by the Ministry of Environment & Climate Change (MoEFCC). The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 (BDA) was enacted to provide for the conservation of […]

Pre-Summit Meeting Of Tiger Range Countries

Pre-Summit Meeting Of Tiger Range Countries: India has hosted the Pre-Summit meeting of Tiger Range Countries (TRCs). The Tiger Range Countries Summit is scheduled to be held at Vladivostok, Russia on 5th September 2022. In January 2022, the 4th Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger conservation was held. India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has also decided […]

Asian Regional Forum

Asian Regional Forum: The Election Commission of India will be hosting a virtual meet of the ‘Asian Regional Forum’ on the theme “Making our Elections Inclusive, Accessible and Participative” at Nirvachan Sadan on August 11, 2022. This Regional Forum meet is precursor to the “Global Summit for Democracy” to be hosted by the National Electoral […]

Centre Releases ₹1.16 Lakh Crores To States

Centre Releases ₹1.16 Lakh Crores To States: The Centre released over ₹1.16 lakh crore to the States, equivalent to two monthly instalments of tax devolution, to help front-load State governments’ capital spending abilities in this financial year. Coming soon after the expiry of the assured Goods and Services Tax (GST) compensation to States from this […]