Author: Keyur Desai

Content Writer | Journalism Intern at Asiana Times

It could cap sugar exports at just eight million tonnes in 2022-23, compared with estimated despatches of 11.2 million tonnes in the recently concluded marketing year, he added. Image source: Taste of home The government will likely cut the sugar export quota by 29% for this marketing year that started on October 1 to keep domestic supplies steady, a top source said. It could cap sugar exports at just eight million tonnes in 2022-23, compared with estimated despatches of 11.2 million tonnes in the recently concluded marketing year, he added. The exportable surplus for 2022-23 is going to be the…

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On the draft Telecom Bill, the minister said he has received feedback on whether over-the-top (OTT) services should be covered as part of telecom services and be brought under licensing. source: Mint The government will come out with a second set of reforms for the telecom sector, which will include rationalisation of levies and restructuring of the licensing regime, after the finalisation and passage of the new Telecom Bill, communications minister Ashwini Vaishnav said on Sunday. Our next set of telecom reforms will happen immediately after the Telecom Bill is enacted. We will be significantly simplifying the licensing regime said…

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PM Modi will launch 5G services at an event in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and will also inaugurate the 6th edition of the Indian Mobile Congress. 5G services will be launched by PM Modi in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Saturday. He will also inaugurate the 6th edition of the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC). The IMC 2022 is going to be held from October 1 to 4 with the theme– “New Digital Universe”. The event will bring together leading thinkers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and government officials to discuss and unveil unique opportunities emerging via the rapid adoption and spread of digital…

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A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit made the remarks while setting aside the preventive detention order passed in November 2021 by the Tripura government. Preventive detention is a serious invasion of personal liberty, said the Supreme Court on Friday, while noting that constitutional safeguards in such matters are non-negotiable. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit made the remarks while setting aside the preventive detention order passed in November 2021 by the Tripura government against a man to prevent illicit drug trafficking, on the basis of non-application of mind…

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Jaising referred to two Bills during the day-long arguments, which include the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010, and said it never saw the light of the day. Social changes take little time and sometimes it is easier to bring law but difficult to convince society to change with it, the Supreme court remarked on Thursday while deliberating upon the issue related to the dissolution of marriages. While hearing arguments on what could be the broad parameters for exercising power under Article 142 of the Constitution to dissolve marriages between consenting couples without referring them to family courts, the apex court…

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A Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion worth Rs 824 crore has been detected for 15 insurance as well as several non-banking financial companies (NBFCs). A Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion worth Rs 824 crore has been detected for 15 insurance as well as several non-banking financial companies (NBFCs). According to sources known to developments, these companies were reportedly found to be benefiting from input tax credit (ITC) without underlying goods and services supply. Sources informed that based on specific inputs received against ICICI Prudential Insurance for reportedly benefiting ineligible ITC without underlying goods and services supply, some other…

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The wife argued that the single-judge order had less to do with the prayer of the parties, and instead, went on to talk about how the wife must behave. The Madras High Court recently set aside a single-judge order, which said that a wife who had separated from her husband, must offer tea and snacks and eat with him when he visits their child. A Division Bench of Justices Paresh Upadhyay and D Bharatha Chakravarthy said about the order that while deciding the issue of visitation rights, the single-judge had got swayed and gone on speaking about how the conduct…

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In March, the cabinet extended the scheme for 6 months until September 30. The fresh renewal of another three months marks the 7th phase of the food handout programme. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, approved the continuation of the free ration scheme, PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). It is a free food scheme launched as a Covid-relief measure in March 2020 and is extended up to 3 months spanning October-December, minister for information and broadcasting Anurag Singh Thakur said. Under this scheme, nearly 800 million people identified under provisions of the National Food…

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A large part of the population in India, speaks and understands Urdu including Punjab, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh, but only 24,821 people speak Sanskrit in the country. A large part of the population in India, speaks and understands Urdu including Punjab, Bihar, and Uttar Pradesh, but only 24,821 people speak Sanskrit in the country. The language department of the Union Home Ministry’s Registrar General and Census Commissioner’s office revealed this information, in response to an RTI application filed by an Agra-based surgeon and social activist Dr. Devashish Bhattcharya. According to the information revised by him, as per the census of…

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