A senior U.S. official said on Friday the U.S. and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan.
The editorial says that unlike the SARS crisis, Beijing has handled the coronavirus epidemic better. However, China’s secretive attitude still causes concern.
The supreme court in its latest judgement has asked political parties to explain candidates choice and why those with criminal cases pending against them have been preferred over those with no such records.
However, the editorial argues that De-criminalisation of politics cannot be achieved by judicial fiat alone. Political parties have also an important role in cleansing the politics. They must refrain from giving tickets to candidates with criminal background.
Ravi Capoor, Secretary of the Union Ministry of Textiles, has said that the central government is expected to roll out a textile policy by the middle of this year. Mr. Capoor also said that the Ministry plans to develop 10 Mega Textile Parks which will help in scale and spur cost effectiveness.
SEBI Chairman U.K Sinha has said that overzealous interpretation of the law regarding the duties and responsibilities of independent directors will make such directors risk-averse and the companies will suffer in the process.
He said that penalising independent directors for the company’s action about which director has no knowledge would be counterproductive.
Scientists have tagged the Indian pangolin. This will help in understanding the habits of the reclusive, nocturnal animal. Pangolina are among the most trafficked animals in the world.
As per the data released by the IT department – Total 5.78 crore individual filed Income Tax Return in 2018-19. Out of which only 2200 professionals disclosed annual income of over Rs. 1 crore and only 8600 individual disclosed income more than Rs. 5 crore.
The article says that Learnings are being incorporated, and steps are being taken to improve the compliance eco system