Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 Aug 2017 Paper 2: Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs […]
USA has formally declared that war is over in Iraq and it has withdrawn last remaining troops from this country. After 8 years of brutal battles that brought death to more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians, 4500 American soldiers, which displaced more than 1.75 million people and which cost USA $1 trillion (of taxpayers money) – […]
Carbon tax is a fixed fee that domestic emitters must pay to the government on every tonne of CO2 they release into the atmosphere. This measure is resorted to discourage people and industries from using fossil fuels and decrease GHG emission. This will encourage people to switch on to cleaner forms of energy.