The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed an unprecedented crisis, causing further disruption to progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goals, with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable affected the most.
Both Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden travelled to Atlanta to express empathy for the victims of a racist attack and in support of the nation’s Asian and Pacific Islanders community now increasingly the target of hate crimes.
The government’s decision to raise the limit of foreign investment in Indian insurance companies from 49 percent to 74 percent is a timely boost. Can it be a game changer in an industry weakened by the pandemic?
The Court has constituted a panel to speed up disposal of cheque bounce cases. It said the centre would allocate space for its functioning and give allowances. The panel has to submit its report within three months.