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After SC lashing, DoT tells firms to pay ₹4L cr by Friday midnight

DoT tells firms to pay ₹4L cr Approx Read Time: 3 minutes In News: The Supreme Court has reprimanded the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) as well as telecom companies for failing to comply with its judgment on payment of dues under the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) head. The apex court’s observations came during the hearing …

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Govt data shows fall in job creation by schemes

Jobs Shortfall Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: As per the recent data tabled by labour & employment ministry in Parliament, some of the flagship employment generation and placement schemes such as PMEGP, DAY-NULM and MGNREGS etc. are expected to see a sharp decline in job creation during the current fiscal. About: Prime Minister’s …

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All med devices to be treated as ‘drugs’ from April 1: Govt

Med devices to be treated as drugs Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has notified changes in the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, to regulate medical devices on the same lines as drugs effective from April 1, under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. At present, only 37 …

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Why have LPG prices seen a sharp rise?

Rising LPG Prices Approx Read Time: 4 minutes In News: LPG prices, which are revised on a monthly basis, recently saw a price hike which has been the sharpest since January 2014. The rate for unsubsidized, 14.2 kg cylinders has risen by a steep ₹144.50 in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, at ₹858.50. LPG price …

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50% of seats vacant, no new engineering colleges for 2 years: AICTE

Insufficient Engineering Jobs Approx Read Time: 3 minutes  In News: In light of 50% seats remaining vacant in many institutes, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has barred opening of new engineering colleges for the next 2 years. News Summary: Insufficient Engineering Jobs Recommendations of AICTE The All India Council for Technical Education …

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