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SEBI Bans Derivative Trade In Agriculture Commodities

SEBI Bans Derivative Trade In Agriculture Commodities: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has banned the derivative trade of seven agricultural commodities on the future’s platform of National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) for a year. The regulator has banned derivative contracts trade in chana, wheat, paddy (non-basmati), soyabean and its derivatives, mustard […]

Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation (OIC): A meeting of foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) agreed to establish a humanitarian trust fund to address the growing economic crisis in Afghanistan which has left millions facing hunger over the winter. The meeting is the biggest major conference on Afghanistan since the fall of the […]

The Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021

The Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021: The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was recently passed in Parliament. It seeks to replace an ordinance promulgated on September 30 this year. Objective of the Bill: The bill was introduced by the government to rectify an error that made provisions in Section […]

Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021: Government has recently introduced the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha. Highlights of the Bill: The Bill seeks to reduce the pressure on wild medicinal plants by encouraging the cultivation of medicinal plants. The Bill proposes to exempt AYUSH practitioners from intimating biodiversity boards for accessing biological resources […]

Four Labour Codes of India

4 Labour Codes: India is likely to implement four labour codes (on wages, social security, occupational safety and industrial relations) by the next fiscal year beginning 2022. Under these new codes, a number of aspects related to employment and work culture, in general, might change – including the take-home salary of employees, working hours, and […]