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Environment Ministry Star Rating System

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently launched “Star Rating System”. The system provides environmental clearance in short duration. About the Star Rating System The Environment Ministry is to rank and incentivize the states with this new system. The ministry will find out states that provide environmental clearances efficiently in short duration of ..

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Proposed Changes in IAS (Cadre) rules

The Government of India recently proposed to change the rules of appointing IAS officers. What are the changes? How are the officers appointed currently? Why were the rules changed? Why were the changes proposed? The changes were proposed by the Ministry of Personnel and Training on behalf of the Government of India. The ministry has ..

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DoT: Machine-to-Machine Guide

The Department of Telecom, DoT has recently amended the telecom licenses. Through these amendments, the service providers will now roll out machine-to-machine communication. This communication is the major part of 5G technology. About the recent amendments The entry fee for the telecom operators willing to provide the machine to machine services is 30 lakh rupees. ..

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US Bill on Rare Earth supplies

The United States Government has recently proposed a bill to end China’s “chokehold” on rare – earth metal supplies. Why the bill? The rare earth metals are used almost in every latest technology starting from electric batteries to fighter jets. China has a strong chokehold on all these metals. In 2019, 80% of the US ..

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Draft Notification on Six mandatory Airbags

Union government has started the process of making six airbags mandatory from October 1, 2022. Airbags will be made mandatory for all cars being sold in India. Highlights Government issued a draft notification and asked for public comments and stakeholders’ comments on the proposed rule. This notification is a follow-up to appeal made by Union ..

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