US Senate Republicans to propose $300 billion coronavirus aid bill Customers buying high-value products through credit card EMIs at all-time high: HDFC Bank Societe Generale buys 0.7% stake in Strides Pharma, Mayfield XII Mauritius offloads 4.8% shares in Tejas Networks … [Read more...] about Cabinet discusses labour reforms, to push remaining 3 Codes in Monsoon session
"Also, we are going to add new policies like launch vehicle policy, space exploration policy. We are going to cover the entire gamut of space activities through policies, also we are going to put in place the space act, which will ensure easy business for private sector, that’s our aim,” he added. … [Read more...] about Laws being put in place to ease business environment for private sector in space segment: ISRO
The Union Cabinet has, on September 8, approved proposed changes to labour codes, which will be moved in the upcoming monsoon session in Parliament. Amendments are to the labour codes on industrial relations (IR), social security and occupational safety and health (OSH). … [Read more...] about Cabinet approves 3 labour code changes, will move to Parliament in monsoon session
Is sustainable mining the keyword?India’s National Mineral Policy 2019 had also emphasised that mining operations shall not ordinarily be taken up in identified ecologically fragile and biologically rich areas. It had noted that the government shall identify such areas that are critically fragile in terms of ecology and declare as ‘in-violate areas’ or ‘no-go areas’ out of bounds for mining and with a view to reducing pollution, carbon footprint and operational costs, use of renewable sources of energy at mining sites will be encouraged through appropriate incentives.It had even suggested an inter-ministerial mechanism to decide the limits on the extent of mining activities that should be permitted including a detailed study for assessing the ceiling of annual excavation of minerals, considering the availability of mineral resources, the carrying capacity of the region, and the macro-environmental impact on the region while also “keeping in mind the … [Read more...] about Whose minerals are they anyway?
Reached for comment, an Uber spokesperson told Fast Company, “The vast majority of drivers want to work independently, and we’ve already made significant changes to our app to ensure that remains the case under California law. When over 3 million Californians are without a job, our elected leaders should be focused on creating work, not trying to shut down an entire industry during an economic depression.” … [Read more...] about Will Uber shut down in California? CEO Dara Khosrowshahi threatens just that