Economy

International migrant stock 2019

  • By IAS --
  • Friday, 11 Oct, 2019

Increase in global number of international migrants continues to outpace growth of the world’s population

The number of international migrants globally

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FCRA and foreign funding

  • By IAS --
  • Friday, 11 Oct, 2019

Tightening the Foreigners Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) norms, the Union home ministry on Monday said that each functionary and member

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The ban on e-cigarettes

  • By IAS --
  • Friday, 11 Oct, 2019

➢ The Union Cabinet had approved an ordinance banning production, import, distribution and sale of electronic cigarettes. ➢ Once the ban

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Slowdown in Global Growth

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

The global growth in the current year will slip to its slowest since the financial crisis (of 2008) as per

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Hidden cost of global food, land use at $12 trillion

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

This is expected to rise to more than $16 trillion a year by 2050, finds a report by Food and

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Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana

  • By IAS --
  • Tuesday, 08 Oct, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), a flagship scheme of the Government for pregnant women and lactating mothers has achieved a

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Bharat Bill Payment System

  • By IAS --
  • Tuesday, 08 Oct, 2019

Adding other categories of recurring payments through the portal, RBI has expanded the scope of the Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)

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Centre cuts Corporate Tax Rate for domestic investors

  • By IAS --
  • Wednesday, 09 Oct, 2019

The Government has brought in the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 2019 to make certain amendments in the Income-tax Act 1961

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