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FAO Food Price Index – January 2023

The Food Price Index tells the “monthly” price changes in world food prices. In January 2023, the World Food Price Index was 131.2. This is 0.8% less as compared to that of the food prices in December 2022. The major price decrease was in sugar and meat. The prices of vegetable oil fell by 2.9%. ..

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Reserve Bank of India-Digital Payments Index

The RBI constructed the Digital Payments Index to learn about digital payments in the country. The index is calculated based on five parameters namely Payment Enablers, Consumer centricity, payment infrastructure on the demand side, and payment infrastructure on the supply side. The index is calculated with 2018 as the base period. The 2023 DPI in ..

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ISRO Report on SSLV Mission Failure

In August 2022, the Indian Space Research Organization launched the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV). It carried two satellites and both satellites were rendered unusable. The mission was declared a failure. ISRO recently released a report detailing the reasons for the failure of the mission. ISRO investigation concluded that vibration disturbances were the major reason ..

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Economic Survey 2022-23: Highlights

Economic Survey is presented a day before the Budget session. Finance Ministry prepares the survey. The survey says that in 2024, India’s GDP will be in the range of 6% to 6.8%. Public digital platforms played a major role in increasing economic growth in 2022. The performance of the Indian Rupee was better compared to ..

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IMF: India’s Inflation will fall to 5% in 2023, 4% in 2024

The International Monetary Forum recently released the World Economic Outlook. According to the report, the Inflation in India is to reduce to 6.8% in March 2023. Further by the end of 2023, the inflation will reduce to 5%. In 2024, Indian Inflation will be 4%. The report also said that global inflation is to reduce ..

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Annual Death Penalty Report, 2022

The National Law University was established under the NLUA Act of 2007. Project 39A is a group associated with the university and it recently released a report called the Annual Death Penalty Report, 2022. According to the report, the number of death penalty prisoners in India increased to 539 in 2022. It was 490 in ..

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