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New 3-Drug Regimen for Leprosy Approved

The Central government has approved a new three-drug treatment regimen for leprosy patients, aiming to stop transmission of the disease in India by 2027. The National Leprosy Eradication Programme is taking steps to introduce this new regimen consisting of dapsone, ..

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Overhauling of the Semiconductor Scheme

India’s $10 billion Semicon India program, including the Design-Linked Incentive (DLI) scheme for chip design startups, has seen lackluster outcomes versus targets. With the DLI’s mid-term review upcoming, policymakers have an opportunity to assess shortfalls and refocus efforts. Strategic priorities ..

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Mineral (Auction) Amendment Rules, 2024

The Indian Government has amended the mineral auction rules through a notification of the Mineral (Auction) Amendment Rules, 2024. The changes aim to improve transparency, promote competition and boost state revenue from mineral auctions. Capping upfront fees The amendments introduce ..

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What is Madiga Community Issue in Telangana?

The Madiga community, which constitutes over 50% of the Scheduled Caste (SC) population in Telangana, has long demanded sub-categorization of SCs. Their argument is that despite being the largest SC group numerically, they have been deprived of reservations and other ..

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“Ram Rajya” Ideal Revived for New Ayodhya Era

As PM Modi prepares to inaugurate Ayodhya’s new Ram temple in 4 the phase “Ram Rajya” has reemerged in political discourse regarding the ideal qualities of Indian democracy originally inspired by Lord Ram’s reign and woven into the Constitution. The ..

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Guidelines for Advertisements Making Environmental/Green Claims

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has introduced guidelines to prevent misleading environmental claims, known as greenwashing, frequently seen across sectors. Effective February 15, 2024, these mandate that green claims in ads are reliable, verifiable and transparent. Ensuring Reliable ..

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