Record Sugar Export for India
Sugar mills have surpassed their 60 lakh metric tonne export target this year, making it easier for them to pay cane farmers and reducing arrears for this year to less than Rs. 9,000 Crore.
Child Marriage in India
Legal proceedings against child marriages are commonly undertaken against elopements whereas forced child marriages often go unpunished.
Ozone Levels Exceeding Permitted Levels
Recently, a Centre for Science and Environment study has found that ozone levels are exceeding the permitted levels even during winter in Delhi-NCR, making the smog more “toxic”.
Manipur’s Hathei Chilli, Tamenglong Orange get GI tag
Hathei chilli, which is found in Manipur’s Ukrul district and is known for its unique flavour, and Tamenglong mandarin orange have been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Meeting 2021
The 21st meeting of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Council of Heads of State kick started in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in a hybrid format. Citing the Afghanistan Crisis
Porunai civilisation is 3,200 years old
A carbon dating analysis of rice with soil, found in a burial urn at Sivakalai in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, by the Miami-based Beta Analytic Testing Laboratory
India Gets its ‘BAD BANK’
Paving the way for a major clean-up of bad loans in the banking system, the Cabinet cleared a ₹30,600-crore guarantee programme for securities
In 1 Day, National Lok Adalat Settles 1.5 million Cases
Organised by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA), the National Lok Adalat succeeded in getting over 1.5 million cases settled in a day, involving a settlement amount of a whopping ₹2,281 crore.