Microeconomics: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

CPI-M releases Manifesto for Lok Sabha elections

The CPI-M has proposed a stoppage of mass surveillance which promises to enforce the farmers right to sell their produce at a Minimum Support Price, which is at least 50 per cent higher than the total cost of production. The minimum wage is not to be less than Rs 18,000 per month. This will prevent ..

Indore hosts 4th National Conclave on Mines and Minerals to strengthen mineral auction regime

The 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals was held in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on 13th July 2018 for showcasing blocks which will be auctioned by the states in FY 2018-19 to the potential investors. The aim of the conclave was to carry forward the efforts of the Union Government for strengthening the mineral auction ..

Objectives of Marketing Planning

The objectives of marketing planning is to make the best possible utilization of all the human and physical resources so that pre-determined marketing objectives of the firm can be achieved. It helps in establishing effective co-ordination among marketing activities of a firm and brings certainty in its marketing decisions. The objectives of the marketing planning ..

India US Totalization agreement

Totalization agreements are international social security agreements that eliminate dual social security taxation, both in the home country and the country where an employee works. Once it is signed it would benefit workers of both the countries. What is a Social Security Agreement (SSA)? A social security agreement (SSA) refers to an agreement between two countries, ..

Advance Pricing Agreement Scheme gets clearance of FM

Finance ministry approved the Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) scheme, related to transfer pricing regulations. The APA scheme, proposed in Budget 2012-13, is being considered as one of the major industry-friendly initiatives. The finance ministry’s green signal to the provisions devised by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) would assist implementation of the APA scheme ..