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Odisha Govt slaps a fine of Rs 6,000 crore on Tata Steel for illegal and excess mining

The Odisha government is believed to have slapped a fine of about Rs 6,000 crore on Tata Steel for its alleged involvement in ‘illegal and excess mining’ at its captive mines. Deputy Director of Mines (DDM) of Joda mining circle has slapped the fine. Tata Steel has captive iron ore mines in Odisha’s Joda and ..

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Govt contemplating key changes in rules for clinical trials

The Union Government is pondering to bring major changes in the Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940, and its Rules, to address the problem of inadequate monitoring of clinical trials in the country. As per the proposed changes: Mandatory for the Investigator to report all serious adverse events, including deaths, to the Drugs Controller General of ..

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Aircraft Acquisition Committee

Govt. approves setting up of Aircraft Acquisition Committee The government gave its nod for setting up a new committee which will consider, examine and make recommendations on allowing import or acquisition of aircraft for various purposes by airlines. After analyzing the proposals, the panel would make suggestions for operation of scheduled air transport services, regional ..

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Committee for Direct Cash Transfers

National Committee on Direct Cash Transfers, constituted by the Prime Minister. This coordination committee will act as a mechanism to coordinate action for the introduction of direct cash transfers to individuals under the various government schemes and programmes. Chairman of the Committee on Direct Cash Transfers: Prime Minister. Other Members: 11 Cabinet Ministers 2 Ministers ..

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Alternatives to Endosulfan available

The Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP) Review Committee to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants approved the assessment of 100 chemical alternatives to insecticide and acaricide Endosulfan.  The committee also suggested its non-chemical alternatives. Which of the approved alternatives are used in India? Among the approved alternatives which are used in India, some are:- Malathion ..

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