Over 300 Centrally-protected monuments and sites, including World Heritage Sites, across the country are “under encroachment”, according to the government.
The Chinese economy is seeing the first signs of trouble after long years of sustained growth that rode on cheap labour and high volumes of exports.
The brunt of the systemic problems of the National Register of Citizens is being borne by the poorest
The UN Sustainable Development Goals include ensuring good health and well-being for all by 2030. This includes the commitment to end the AIDS epidemic.
The Centre and the State of Assam made an urgent mention before the Chief Justice of India for an extension of the deadline for the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from July 31, 2019, to a “future date”.
The authors opine that if designed better and implemented effectively, the scheme could radically transform the irrigation economy.
Concerned by the incidents of workers dying while cleaning sewers and septic tanks, the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has asked all States and Union Territories to set up emergency response sanitation units (ERSU)
The Rajya Sabha passed a Bill to amend the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008.
The Global Carbon Project reports that India’s carbon emissions are rising more than two times as fast as the global rise in 2018. It is imperative to reduce carbon emissions from the transport sector.