Draft E-waste Management Rules: Basics Explained

The Environment Ministry released its Draft E-waste Management Rules which set fresh standards for businesses to adhere to when it comes to recycling electronic waste. India is estimated to generate about 2 million tonnes of e-waste each year, coming in…

India, 195 nations join hands to fight drought: Basics Explained

India, at the deliberations at the 15th session (CO) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, a West African country, along with other nations, pledge to accelerate the restoration of one billion hectares of…

At $83.57 billion, FDI inflow in FY22: Basics Explained

India attracted total foreign direct investments (FDI) inflow of $83.57 billion in the financial year 2021-22, up by 1.95 percent on the year (2020-21, the inflows were $81.97 billion ), according to data released by the Department for Promotion of…

India’s wholesale price inflation escalates: Basics Explained

The wholesale inflation across the country rose to 15.08 percent in April, data released by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed. The wholesale price index (WPI) grew 14.55 percent during the month of March, while the WPI for February was revised to 13.11 per…