Sebi To Relax Listing Norms For Start-Ups

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-10 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Capital Market & SEBI In a major push to kick-start listing of start-ups in India in a big way, capital markets regulator SEBI has lined up a slew of relaxations for new-age ventures in sectors like e-commerce and…

Food And Agriculture Organisation (Fao) Council Approves India’s Proposal To Observe An International Year Of Millets In 2023

Source : www.pib.nic.in  Date : 2018-12-08 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Major crops, Cropping patterns in various parts of the country incl. Various Agriculture Revolutions Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO) Council approves India’s proposal to observe an International Year of Millets in 2023 FAO Council also approves India’s membership…

M.s. Swaminathan calls gm crops a failure, centre’s adviser faults paper

Source : www.thehindu.com  Date : 2018-12-08 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Major crops, Cropping patterns in various parts of the country incl. Various Agriculture Revolutions A research paper co-authored by leading agriculture scientist M.S. Swaminathan, which describes Bt cotton as a ‘failure,’ was criticised by India’s Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA), K .VijayRaghavan as ‘deeply flawed’.…

Make Planning Fashionable Again

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-12-04 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Planning Economic planning is not considered fashionable today. Nevertheless, contemporary economic debates will have much to gain by revisiting the ideas on planning, championed in particular by Jawaharlal Nehru. As is well known, India under Nehru’s leadership inaugurated a strategy for…

Oil Swings And The Economy

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-29 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Inflation & Monetary Policy Global demand for oil, decisions by major producing nations to raise/ cut supplies and the global political environment are key to oil prices. Prices have swayed from above $160 per barrel in June…