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Govt. to sell stakes in LIC in two stages

The government has decided that it might not sell 10% stake in Life Insurance Corp. of India through an initial public offering but instead choosing instead to sell 5 or 6% which will be followed by a second public offering.   Highlights LIC is yet to be concluded but it is estimated that the value ..

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WHO Report on Drowning Prevention in Asia-Pacific

WHO on 23rd July launched its first Regional Status Report on Drowning Prevention in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific regions. This report said that nearly two-thirds of all global deaths due to drowning occur in the Asia Pacific region.   Highlights Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury and death worldwide and ..

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MP suspended from Rajya Sabha

On Friday, Santanu Sen, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP, was suspended from the Rajya Sabha for the rest of the Monsoon Session for being unruly a day after he snatched papers from newly appointed information technology minister Ashwani Vaishnaw while he was reading out a statement regarding the Pegasus snooping scandal.   Key Points V Muraleedharan ..

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Study: 46.2% Indians report poor quality of life

A study conducted by Danone India, a French packaged foods and beverages company, along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), has gauged the standard of psychological and physical, social relationships, and environment among more than 2,700 adults in India. It came up with the report that 46.2% Indians report a poor quality of life.   ..

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Lok Sabha: Essential Defence Services Bill introduced

Essential Defence Services Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 22nd July.   Key Points regarding the bill Essential Defence Services Bill is introduced with the aim to prevent the staff of all the government-owned ordnance factories across the country from going on a strike. The bill states that equipment and hardware for the ..

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