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Genetically Modified crops

Genetically Modified crops

May 23,2017 , 10:37 PM IST | Hans
With the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, an Environment Ministry body that evaluates genetically modified crops, approving transgenic mustard for environmental release, a key hurdle remains before farmers can cultivate it: Environment Minister Anil Dave’s approval, under a procedure set down by the UPA government.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)

Feb 06,2017 , 11:34 PM IST | Hans
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) constitutes one of the largest foreign investments China has made in the framework of the one belt one road (OBOR) initiative. 
Over optimistic or a trouble for developing nations

Over optimistic or a trouble for developing nations

Jan 30,2017 , 11:28 PM IST | Hans
The overall goal of the Paris agreement, to keep global temperature rise to a specified quantum compared to pre-industrial levels, is pegged at either “below 1.5°C”, or, as “well below 2°C”. 
Low tax to GDP ratio in India

Low tax to GDP ratio in India

Jan 25,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Hans
India’s tax-to-GDP ratio is at 16.6% is well below the emerging market economies (EME) and OECD averages of about 21% and 34% respectively. Taxation is the key to long run political and economic development. According to recent economic survey, it said India needs to increase its tax-GDP ratio, and spend more on health and education.

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