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Centre amends Insurance Ombudsman Rules; consumers can now file complaints digitally
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Centre amends Insurance Ombudsman Rules; consumers can now file complaints digitally

Policyholders will now be enabled to make complaints electronically to the ombudsman and a complaints management system will be created to enable policyholders to track the status of their complaints online

Women run fewer than 13% of India's MSMEs; inaccessibility of credit, govt schemes and now COVID are key hurdles
India

Women run fewer than 13% of India's MSMEs; inaccessibility of credit, govt schemes and now COVID are key hurdles

The biggest challenge faced by women entrepreneurs in India is gender bias in access to finance as studies show that their loan applications are more likely to be delayed or rejected as compared to men

Indian economy exits technical recession as GDP grows at 0.4% in Oct-Dec quarter
Business

Indian economy exits technical recession as GDP grows at 0.4% in Oct-Dec quarter

However, the annual GDP estimate for the fiscal year ending 31 March has been revised to an 8 percent contraction, deeper than an earlier estimate of (-) 7.7 percent

Indian organisations likely to offer 7.7% salary hike in 2021, highest among BRICS nations
India

Indian organisations likely to offer 7.7% salary hike in 2021, highest among BRICS nations

Sectors with the highest projected increases include, e-commerce and venture capital, information technology, ITeS, life sciences, according to a survey

Indian companies likely to give 7.3% average increment to employees this year: Survey
India

Indian companies likely to give 7.3% average increment to employees this year: Survey

The DTTILLP found that 20 percent companies plan to give a double-digit increment this year compared to only 12 percent in 2020

Indian economy on track for recovery in next fiscal but banking sector to show improvement by 2023, says S&P
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Indian economy on track for recovery in next fiscal but banking sector to show improvement by 2023, says S&P

S&P Global Ratings said India faces a permanent loss of output versus its pre-pandemic path, suggesting a long-term production deficit equivalent to about 10 percent of GDP

China's carbon trading scheme: Everything you need to know about the new emission system
World

China's carbon trading scheme: Everything you need to know about the new emission system

China is drafting a new climate change law that environmentalists say might address some of the shortcomings in the current carbon trading system.

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
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In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

China proposes to hire more male PT teachers in schools to end 'masculinity crisis'
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China proposes to hire more male PT teachers in schools to end 'masculinity crisis'

The Chinese Education Ministry’s plan is in response to a proposal that said that the prevalence of female teachers in kindergartens and elementary schools and the popularity of “pretty boys” in pop culture had made Chinese boys “weak, inferior and timid"

80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data
India

80% of India's informal workers lost jobs during COVID lockdown, 63% survived on two meals a day, shows data

Government needs to take action regarding job security, social security benefits, food security, health benefits, and safety in the informal sector in such a way that it not only manages the current crisis, but also immunises the sector from future shocks

Include funds for climate adaptation projects in post COVID-19 recovery urges environment group
science

Include funds for climate adaptation projects in post COVID-19 recovery urges environment group

Paris accord commits 195 countries and other signatories to reduce carbon pollution, monitor and report their fossil fuel emissions.

If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study
World

If poor countries don't get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study

Global supply chains that are vital to industry will continue to be disrupted so long as the virus remains a force.

After gains on Wall Street, Asian shares mostly on the rise ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration
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After gains on Wall Street, Asian shares mostly on the rise ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration

Janet Yellen, Biden's nominee to be treasury secretary, told the Senate Finance Committee that the incoming administration would lay out a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal

Air pollution related disease, deaths cost India Rs 260,000 crores in economic loss: report
India

Air pollution related disease, deaths cost India Rs 260,000 crores in economic loss: report

Lung diseases made up 40 percent of morbities caused by air pollution while 60 percent of diseases were caused by ischemic heart disease, stroke, diabetes, neonatal deaths related to preterm birth.

MPC minutes: Premature rollback of RBI policies could derail nascent growth, says Shaktikanta Das
Business

MPC minutes: Premature rollback of RBI policies could derail nascent growth, says Shaktikanta Das

As per the minutes, the Governor also said that the RBI will continue to respond to global spillovers to secure domestic stability with its liquidity management operations

Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team
India

Farm laws and the studied silence of India's original reforms team

The absence of bipartisan political thinking has resulted in many critical policy reforms remaining stuck

Flaws in US census count jeopardise Trump's plan to exclude illegal immigrants from congressional reapportionment
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Flaws in US census count jeopardise Trump's plan to exclude illegal immigrants from congressional reapportionment

The move, unprecedented in American history, would produce an older, whiter, more rural population base for reallocating House seats that would mostly benefit Republicans, analysts say

MSP is an admin mechanism, not legislative one; new agro laws will unshackle farmers, boost competition: BJP economist
India

MSP is an admin mechanism, not legislative one; new agro laws will unshackle farmers, boost competition: BJP economist

MSP was started in the 1960s when India was a food-deficit nation and it has skewed India's farm economy towards a handful of crops.

RBI chief Shaktikanta Das says economic recovery 'stronger than expected', but warns of downside risk due to recent COVID-19 surge
India

RBI chief Shaktikanta Das says economic recovery 'stronger than expected', but warns of downside risk due to recent COVID-19 surge

The central bank which has introduced many unconventional measures to aid recovery apart from cutting key rates by 1.15 percent, expects the Indian economy to shrink by 9.5 percent in FY21