Foreign Exchange Reserves : RBI Added 16.58 Tonnes Of Gold

Foreign Exchange Reserves: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) added another 16.58 tonnes of gold to the country’s foreign exchange reserves in the last six months, bringing the country’s gold holdings to more than 700 tonnes (around 760.42). Gold was acquired by the RBI at a time when Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) left India, and […]

Shallow And Deep Ecologism

Shallow And Deep Ecologism: As India continues to grapple with the unrelenting heat waves, it becomes relevant to unpack two strands of environmental philosophy that reinvent the relationship between nature and humans — Shallow and Deep Ecologism. The concepts emerged in the 1970s, when Norwegian philosopher Arne Næss sought to look beyond the popular pollution […]

BHARAT TAP Initiative

BHARAT TAP Initiative: The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs launched the BHARAT TAP initiative at the ‘Plumbex India’ exhibition. This exhibition is aimed at products and services related to the plumbing, water, and sanitation industry. At the exhibition, NAREDCO (National Real Estate Development Council) MAHI’s ‘Nirmal Jal Prayas’ initiative was also launched. BHARAT TAP […]

Second Global Summit On Covid-19

Second Global Summit On Covid-19: The Second Global Summit on COVID-19 was recently held virtually. The summit was co-hosted by the United States, Belize, Germany, Indonesia, and Senegal. Theme of the Second Global COVID Summit: Preventing Pandemic Fatigue and Prioritizing Preparedness. Objectives of the Second Global Summit on COVID-19: To accelerate efforts to increase global […]

Macolin Convention

Macolin Convention: The 12th meeting of Interpol’s Match-Fixing Task Force (IMFTF), in which the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was one of the participants, concluded with a call for harmonised global efforts to curb competition manipulation. The participants discussed the emerging uses of technology, big data and social media given that criminal syndicates were increasingly […]