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October 21: Police Commemoration Day

Every year National Police commemoration Day is observed on October 21. The day is observed to pay homage to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives during an ambush by the Chinese troops in 1959 in the hot spring area of Ladakh region. Background On October 21 1959, at a height of 10500 feet, a ..

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Why is UNHCR insisting India to revise FCRA regulations?

The United Nations high Commissioner for human rights is insisting India to revise its foreign contribution Regulation Act 2010.  Highlights The high Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns over the restrictions imposed by India over foreign funding for the Non-governmental organisations. The commisioner also raised concerns on the arrests of activists in the country.  What ..

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CSE Report: Supports incentives and penalties to get clean power

On October 21, 2020, the centre for science and environment submitted a report titled “meeting emission norms working paper on penalty and incentive mechanism for coal-based power plants”. The report mainly speaks about the incentives provided for Clean power stations. Key findings of the report The report praises the concept of “first run”. This concept ..

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21 October 2020: Today’s News Headlines

Here are top News Headlines of 21st October 2020. Poll expenditure Govt increases expenditure limit of candidates contesting Lok Sabha, Assembly elections by 10% Lok Sabha poll: Hiked from Rs. 70 lakhs to Rs. 77 lakhs Assembly poll: Hiked from Rs. 28 lakhs to Rs. 30.80 lakhs Economy & corporate Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils ..

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India-Indonesia: 5th Joint Working Group on Coal to be held in November, 2020

On November 5, 2020, India and Indonesia are to hold the fifth joint working group on coal. The virtual meeting is to deliberate on Indian Coal policy reforms such as coal exploration and commercial coal mining, research and development and potential in off Indonesia India business cooperation on coal in the post covid-19. Highlights During ..

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