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Fifteenth Finance Commission Report: Key Highlights

The Fifteenth Finance Commission headed by N K Singh is to submit its report the President of India. Key Recommendations The recommendations made by the commission are as follows The Commission has recommended that the states shall get 41% of central tax revenues. Earlier, the fourteenth Finance Commission had recommended 42%. 4.3 lakh crores for ..

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Wildlife Institute of India: High Biodiversity in 49% of Ganges

The Wildlife Institute of India recently released a survey on the Ganges river. According to the survey, 49% of the river is high on biodiversity. These are results of phase I of the survey. The second survey is to be conducted shortly. Key Highlights The Gangetic Dolphins and Otters in the river have increased in ..

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Facts Box: Key Findings of Katakey Panel

On May 27, 2020, a major or fire broke out at Baghjan oil well of Oil India Limited. The fire couldn’t be put off till date. A Snubbing Unit from Canada is being brought to put off the fire. The Katakey Panel was set up by National Green Tribunal to provide a report about the ..

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NCAER Report: “Estimating the Economic Benefits of Investment in Monsoon Mission and High- Performance Computing Facilities”

The Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan recently released the report prepared by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER). The report was titled “Estimating the Economic Benefits of Investment in Monsoon Mission and High-Performance Computing Facilities”. Key Highlights According to the report, 1000 crores of investment in High Performance computing facilities in India will bring ..

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World Wide Fund Water Risk Filter Report: 30 Indian cities to face water risks

The World Wide Fund Water Risk Filter Report says that nearly 30 Indian cities are likely to face acute water risks. This includes Jaipur, Amritsar, Indore, Srinagar, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, Vishakhapatnam and Kozhikode. Of these cities Jaipur topped the list. It was followed by Indore, Thane, Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi. The report defines “water risk” ..

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