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Cabinet Approval: Occupancy rights to Scheduled Tribes of Lakshadweep

On February 26, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved amendments to provide occupancy rights to Scheduled Tribes of Lakshadweep. The approval was provided to amend the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands Land Revenue and Tenancy Regulation, 1965. Highlights The Scheduled Tribes in the island did not have occupancy rights so far. The Occupancy right is the ..

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World Economic Forum Report: India slips to rank 112 in Gender Gap

On December 17, the World Economic Forum released its report according to which India ranked 112th in terms of gender gap. The report said that the India was ranked in bottom-five in terms of survival and economic participation. Highlights: India India was in 108th position in 2018. Its performance weakened in the year 2019 according ..

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Residential Asset Price Monitoring Survey conducted by RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has conducted the quarterly Residential Asset Price Monitoring Survey (RAPMS) on housing loans disbursed by select banks / Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) across 13 cities. The report indicated that housing affordability has worsened over the past 4 years as the House Price to Income (HPTI) ratio increased from 56.1 ..

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Canada Budget : 2019

This year budget also focuses on the growth of the middle class people as the Canadian government has been doing since 2015. This budget focuses on affordable home, good job, retirement financial security, affordable prescription drugs. It has given importnce to helping workers gain new skills Affordable post secondary education On the job learning for ..

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Oxfam Annual Wealth Check report 2019: Key Facts

The Annual Wealth Check report 2019  of Oxfam has been released. The release of the report marked the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The important features of the report are: 26 richest billionaires own as many assets as the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world. The ..

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