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NISHTHA: Teachers Training Programme

NISHTHA: Teachers’ Training Programme: Ministry of Tribal Affairs and NCERT come together on a joint mission for NISHTHA Capacity Building Programme for Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) Teachers and Principals. National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) is a national mission to improve learning outcomes at the elementary level. This is done […]

Cinematograph Act Of 1952

The Cinematograph Act Of 1952: The draft was recently released by the Centre. It seeks to amend the Cinematograph Act of 1952. Key Provisions: Revision of certification: This provision will give the Centre “revisionary powers” and enable it to “re-examine” films already cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). It seeks to introduce […]

Flash Sales Ban: Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules 2020

Flash sales: The government proposed changes to the Consumer Protection (e-commerce) Rules 2020, banning all “flash sales” in order to monitor the deep discounts offered on e-commerce websites. Conventional flash sales by third party sellers are not banned on e-commerce platforms but only the predatory ones. Small businesses complain of misuse of market dominance and […]

Delimitation Exercise Has Started In Jammu And Kashmir

Delimitation Exercise Has Started In Jammu And Kashmir (J&K): The completion of the delimitation exercise will mark the political process in the Union Territory (UT) that has been under Centre’s rule since June 2018. The delimitation exercise in J&K in the past has been slightly different from those in the rest of the country because […]

China As A Security Risk : NATO

China As A Security Risk: NATO: The recently held North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit for the first time has explicitly described China as a security risk. The other two threats identified by the NATO ‘declaration’ are Russia and terrorism. North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO): Formation: NATO was established by the North Atlantic Treaty (also […]