31 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation
Prelims and Mains focus: about the significance of the govt.’s move to waive carbon tax on coal
News: Prime Minister’s office (PMO) has proposed waiving a tax on coal to help finance pollutioncurbing equipment, according to documents, but the move would also make coal more competitive in price with solar and wind energy.
Significance of the move
COAL VS RENEWABLES
Source: The Hindu
Operation 'Megha Chakra' on Child Sexual Abuse The "Megh Chakra" operation is being carried out in response to inputs from Interpol's Singapore special unit based on the information obtained from the New Zealand authorities. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is waging a nationwide campaign against the dissemina
World Tourism Day and India’s status Every year on September 27, people all over the world celebrate World Tourism Day. This year, it will take place in Bali, Indonesia. “Rethinking Tourism” is the theme for 2022. ??????? What are the Main Ideas? Since 1980, September 27 has been observed as World Tourism Day
Jaldoot App & Groundwater Status in India The "JALDOOT App and JALDOOT App e-brochure" was recently released by the Ministry of Rural Development to better measure groundwater levels. ??????? About JALDOOT app The Panchayati Raj and the Ministry of Rural Development collaborated to create the JALDOOT app.
Group of Four (G4) on UNSC Reform Under the auspices of The Group of Four (G4), the External Affairs Minister of India met with his counterparts from Brazil, Germany, and Japan. Details about the news G4 discussed concerns pertaining to the UN Security Council reform during a meeting that took place alongside the 77th session of the
Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022 To control Internet-based OTT (Over-The-Top) telecom services, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) recently announced the draught Indian Telecommunications 2022 Bill. ?????????????? What are the Draft Bill's Main Points? The Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, Indian Wireless Telegraph
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