Page-10 of Archives: September, 2020

Labour Sector Reforms: Three Bills introduced in Lok Sabha

The government introduced three Bills in the Lok Sabha to bring reforms in the labour sector.  The bill includes laws on social security, occupational safety and health and industrial relations. ..

What is CRISPR test?

India’s first CRISPR test for COVID-19 has been launched by the TATA group. It has been named ‘Feluda’, the TATA CRISPER (Clustered Regulatory Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) COVID-19 test.  The ..

Rajya Sabha Passed the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020

Rajya Sabha has passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on September 19, 2020.  It amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. Now it will include protections for healthcare service personnel ..

Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Second Amendment) passed in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha has passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (second Amendment) Bill 2020. Under the new provisions,  fresh insolvency proceedings will not be started for the next six months ..

Eight Indian beaches recommended for Blue Flag international eco-label

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on September 19, 2020 that eight beaches of the country have been recommended for the ‘Blue Flag’ international eco-label. The minister said this on the ..

Public Procurement Order, 2017 -Amended To Curb Chinese Investment

he Government of India has amended the public procurement (Preference to make in India ) order 2017. These amendments would curb the Chinese investment in India. Key Facts The amendment ..

Bangladesh Allowed to Import Onions from India.

The Directorate General of Foreign Trade has lifted the ban on export of onions that were in transit to all the countries including the neighbor Bangladesh. This decision was taken ..

VAIBHAV: Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik Summit 2020

The virtual Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit would be inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 2nd October 2020. The summit would be followed by a month-long deliberation sessions virtually that ..

SC Asks HC to form Special Benches to Hear criminal Cases Against legislators

The Supreme Court (SC) recently asked the Chief Justices of High Courts (HC) to form Special Benches and  hear the long-pending criminal cases against all those sitting and former legislators ..

Udit Singhal Named to 2020 class of Young Leaders For SDGs

The United Nations has named a 18-year-old Indian teenager Udit Singhal in the list of 2020 Class of Young leaders for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) along with 17 others. Young ..