SC Orders Independent Probe Into Pegasus
Ruling that the state does not get a free pass every time the spectre of national security is raised
UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Glasgow to attend the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), India has conveyed to the British Government this week.
India Doesn’t Rule Out ‘Net Zero’ Commitment
India hasn’t entirely ruled out on the possibility of agreeing to a ‘net zero’ target though it will not budge on demands from developed nations on making good on previous commitments
The Capital reported 243 dengue cases over the past week, and one death — the first this year. As per a civic report.
Announcement of Plastic Waste Recycling Targets
The Environment Ministry has issued draft rules that mandate producers of plastic packaging material to collect all of their produce by 2024
Consequences of Growing Digital Divide
The digital divide caused by online classes will defeat the fundamental right of every poor child to study in mainstream schools.
Minimum Corporate Tax at 15%
A milestone global deal to ensure big companies pay a minimum tax rate of 15% and make it harder to avoid taxation has been agreed after Ireland, Estonia and Hungary signed up to an accord, which U.S. President Joe Biden said levelled the playing field.
Explosion of Online Video Consumption in India After Pandemic
Bolstered by prolonged stay-at-home periods, especially during the pandemic, the consumption of videos online has exploded in India, according to a new study by Bain and Company.
5 Crore Houses Given Water Connections Under Jal Jeevan Mission
Since the launch of the Jal Jeevan Mission in 2019, five crore households have got water connection and now tap water is reaching every household in about 1.25 lakh villages.
Core Sector Grows in August
Output from India’s eight core sectors accelerated for the second successive month in August, rising 11.6%, compared to a 6.9% contraction recorded a year ago
Rising Cases of Dengue
Doctors in the Capital are reporting fevers due to common cold, flu, typhoid, sporadic cases of malaria, and the occasional case of scrub typhus
Army to get Advanced Light Helicopters
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, accorded approval to capital acquisition proposals of the three Services worth approximately ₹13,165 crore.
Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
In a historic initiative, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Missionon on 27th September 2021, via video conferencing.
Govt Seals Airbus Transport Aircraft Deal for Purchase of 56 C-295
The Defence Ministry signed a deal with Airbus and Space S.A., Spain, for procurement of 56 C-295MW transport aircraft to replace the Avro-748 planes of the Indian Air Force.
PM Modi In US
The relationship between India and the US is “destined to be stronger, closer and tighter”, US President Joe Biden said during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House.