International Solar Alliance :Germany Became The 5th Country To Sign

International Solar Alliance :Germany Became The 5th Country To Sign: Germany became the 5th country to sign International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement after amendments to it entered into force on 8th January 2021, opening its Membership to all Member States of the United Nations. Membership to the ISA was earlier limited to 121 countries, which […]

New Framework For Payment Systems Operators

New Framework For Payment Systems Operators: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a framework for payment and settlement related activities by payment system operators. This framework is issued under provisions of Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007. The Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 provides for the regulation and supervision of payment systems […]

Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021: With the passage in Rajya Sabha, Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021 got approval of both houses of Parliament. Earlier, on July 29, the Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha. It seeks to amend the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, […]

Judicial Disqualification Of Judges

Recusal Or Judicial Disqualification Of Judges: Chief Justice of India (CJI) N.V. Ramana has recused himself from hearing a petition filed by Andhra Pradesh accusing Telangana of depriving its people of their legitimate share of water for drinking and irrigation. The Chief Justice said he recused from hearing because he hailed from both Andhra Pradesh […]

Umling La pass – World’s Highest Motorable Road

World’s Highest Motorable Road :Umling La pass In Eastern Ladakh: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed and completed black topping the world’s highest motorable road at Umling La pass in Eastern Ladakh, located at an altitude of 19,300 ft. By constructing this road, BRO has created a record in high-altitude road construction. It bettered […]

Covid 19 Effects on SDG-2 Zero Hunger

Zero Hunger: According to a recent report by the United Nations, the goal of achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2 i.e. ‘Zero Hunger’ has been hit in the wake of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. The zero hunger goal works in tandem with many others: Poverty elimination (SDG1), good health and well-being (SDG3), and […]