Supreme Court: “Char Dham Pariyojana has caused long term damage”

On August 26, 2020, the High-Powered Committee appointed by Supreme Court has asked the Environment Ministry to take strict actions against the violation of forest and wildlife laws by “Char Dham Pariyojana”. Highlights The committee has said that the project has caused incalculable and long-term damages to Himalayan Ecology. The Char Dham Pariyojana aims to Read More…

MUDRA loan: Tamil Nadu Women top the list

According to the data provided by Ministry of Finance to Rajya Sabha, Tamil Nadu topped the list in availing loans to women. It was followed by West Bengal and Karnataka. Highlights According to the data produced by the Ministry of Finance, around 15 crore loans amounting to Rs 4.78 lakh crores were disbursed to women Read More…

INTERPOL issues Red Notice against Nirav Modi wife

On august 25, 2020, the Interpol issued red notice against Ami Modi, the wife of Nirav Modi. She is the prime suspect in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank fraud case. A red notice acts an international arrest warrant. Highlights The red notice was issued in connection with money laundering case that was registered Read More…

INS Viraat to be dismantled in Gujarat

The aircraft carrier, INS Viraat that served the Indian Navy for more than 30 years is to be dismantled at Alang, Gujarat. The ship was decommissioned three years back. Highlights INS Viraat is the longest serving ship of the Indian Navy. It was inducted into the Indian Navy in 1987. It was recently bought by Read More…

RBI Annual Report 2019-20

On August 25, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India released its annual report 2019-20. The report has made it very clear to the world that the apex bank stands as a bank with the highest levels of financial resilience globally. According to the report, the total income in 2019-20 has increased by 28.97%. Highlights The Read More…