Customers will have to pay extra starting on July 18, 2022, for various commodities, including furniture, lodging, and banking services, when the increased Good and Services Tax (GST) rates take effect on that date. At the 47th Council Meet, held last month in Chandigarh and presided over by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the GSTContinue reading “RECENT GST CHANGES”

The gap in trade deficit increases in India

The trade deficit of India  has widened sharply due to a jump in the country’s imports. A trade deficit – also known as a negative balance of trade – is an economic term related to international trade. A trade deficit, in short, means that a nation’s imports exceed its exports. In other words, a countryContinue reading “The gap in trade deficit increases in India”

Some facts about Draupadi Murmu, our new president.

Here are some details on our new president, Draupadi Murmu. History is made by Draupadi Murmu, India’s first president descended from a tribe. She is only the second woman to lead India as president. Draupadi Murmu was born on June 20, 1958, in the village of Baidapasi in the Mayurbhanj district of Orrisa. She belongsContinue reading “Some facts about Draupadi Murmu, our new president.”

India ranks 135 out of 146 in the Global Gender Gap Index

What is Global Gender Gap Index? Global Gender Gap Index (GGG) is an index released by the World Economic Forum that benchmarks countries on their progress towards gender parity on the basis of four key dimensions: Economic participation and opportunities Educational attainment Health and survival Political Empowerment This index gives scores between 0 and 1Continue reading “India ranks 135 out of 146 in the Global Gender Gap Index”

The Abortion laws around the world

Why in news? Recently, the U.S. Supreme court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade judgement of 1973 that gave women in America the right to have an abortion before the fetus is viable outside the womb or before the 24-28 weeks mark. Details U.S. Supreme court in its ruling said that they have no controlContinue reading “The Abortion laws around the world”

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