Page-56 of Current Affairs - January, 2021

Reliance Industries Fined

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently fined the Reliance Industries Limited and its Managing Director Mukesh Ambani. SEBI also fined two other entities. The fine was imposed for carrying out manipulative trade in Reliance Petroleum Limited. What was the fine imposed on Reliance by SEBI? SEBI imposed Rs 25 crores on Reliance ..

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Argentina Abortion Laws

Argentina recently became the largest Latin American country to legalize abortion. What are the key features of new Argentina abortion law? Under the new law Argentina has legalised abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. In India, abortion is legal till 24th week of pregnancy according to medical termination of pregnancy (Amendment) act, 2020. Earlier ..

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Punjab State Data Policy

The cabinet of Punjab recently approved the Punjab state data policy. The policy aims to track progress and provide citizens access to services. With this Punjab has now become the first state in India to formulate a comprehensive data policy. What is Punjab State data policy? The Punjab state data policy will leverage data and ..

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Australia makes changes to its National Anthem

The Australian Government recently announced certain changes to its National Anthem “Advance Australia Fair”. What were the changes made to Australian National Anthem? The second line of the National Anthem has been changed from ‘For we are young and free’ to ‘For we are one and free.’ What was the issue with the National Anthem ..

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Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Assam assembly recently passed the Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020. The bill makes amendments to the Assam ease of doing business act, 2016. The amendment will avail 0.25% additional borrowing from the centre. What are the key features of Assam Ease of Doing Business (Amendment) Bill, 2020? The new bill will simplify procedures ..

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