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DBT scheme for fertilizer subsidies gets cabinet nod

DBT scheme for fertilizer subsidies gets cabinet nod

Why in news? The government on Tuesday decided to implement direct benefit transfer (DBT) for fertilizer subsidy payments across India, seeking to prevent diversion of ...

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UDAY no panacea for power sector woes

UDAY no panacea for power sector woes

Why in newsThe belief that Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) is an all-encompassing solution for power sector woes has now been shelved. As the recent central bank circular ...

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Supreme Court says foreign law firms can’t practice in India, but foreign lawyers can visit to advise clients

Supreme Court says foreign law firms can’t practice in India, but foreign lawyers can visit to advise clients

Why in newsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday held that foreign law firms cannot practice in the country, but allowed foreign lawyers to visit India on a “fly in and fly out” basis ...

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IIP at two-month high in January; February retail inflation eases

IIP at two-month high in January; February retail inflation eases

Why in newsAided by lower rate of food and fuel inflation, retail inflation for February slipped to a four-month low of 4.44 per cent from 5.07 per cent a month ago. ...

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26th GST Council meeting: E-way bill from April 1, but no progress on simplified filing

26th GST Council meeting: E-way bill from April 1, but no progress on simplified filing

Why in newsThe Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in its 26th meeting on Saturday gave nod for the rollout of e-way bill system for inter-state movement of goods valued over ...

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WHO steps up fight against tobacco

WHO steps up fight against tobacco

Why in newsThe World Health Organization has launched new guidelines on the role that tobacco product regulations can play in reducing tobacco demand, saving lives and raising ...

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India on its way recovering from demonetization disruptions: IMF

India on its way recovering from demonetization disruptions: IMF

Why in newsThe Indian economy now seems to be on its way to recovering from disruptions caused by demonetization and roll-out of goods and services tax, the IMF said today. At ...

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India reclaims ‘world’s fastest growing economy’ tag from China

India reclaims ‘world’s fastest growing economy’ tag from China

Why in newsThe Indian economy has regained its momentum, with the Central Statistical Office (CSO) reporting a GDP growth of 7.2% in the December quarter (Q3) of 2017-18—the ...

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CAO The Hindu NOTES – 27th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

CAO The Hindu NOTES – 27th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

📰 THE HINDU NEWSPAPER – DAILY  Hindu Current Affairs AnalysisDate:- 27th Feb 2018 Archive Click To Download PDFDO NOT DENY COVER FOR GENETIC DEFECT: HC ...

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What is GOBAR-DhanYojana

What is GOBAR-DhanYojana

Why in newsDuring his monthly address on Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the newly-launched GOBAR-Dhan scheme would make the farmers more ...

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CAO The Hindu NOTES – 26th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

CAO The Hindu NOTES – 26th Feb, 2018 (Daily News Paper Current Affairs Analysis)

📰 THE HINDU NEWSPAPER – DAILY  Hindu Current Affairs AnalysisDate:- 26th Feb 2018 Archive Click To Download PDFRUSTOM-2 UAV TAKES TO THE SKIES (GS 3 ...

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UDAN scheme: Govt expects Rs300 crore annually from levy on airlines

UDAN scheme: Govt expects Rs300 crore annually from levy on airlines

Why in newsThe government expects to collect around Rs300 crore annually from the levy on airlines flying on major routes towards the regional connectivity scheme, a senior ...

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India may allow only commercial coal mining in the future

India may allow only commercial coal mining in the future

Why in newsThe government may in near future scrap the present system of allocating coal mines for captive use and instead only auction mines for commercial use to private as ...

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Prime Minister launches Amma two-wheeler scheme

Prime Minister launches Amma two-wheeler scheme

Why in newsPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday kickstarted the subsidised Amma two-wheeler scheme meant for working women, on the occasion of former Chief Minister ...

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