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Deepshikha Singh

Deepshikha Singh is pursuing her Master’s degree in Climate Science and Policy and reports on Environment & Climate Change for ABC Live

India Spain MoU on Port Cooperation Approved

New Delhi (ABC Live): India Spain MoU on Port Cooperation was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Recognizing the significant mutual benefit that can be derived from cooperation in the port matters between the two countries, it has been decided to sign …

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SEBI Attaches Bank Accounts of PACL

Mumbai (ABC Live):SEBI has initiated recovery proceedings on December 11, 2015 against (1) M/s PACL Ltd. and its Promoters/Directors, viz., (2) Mr Tarlochan Singh (3) Mr Sukhdev Singh (4) Mr Gurmeet Singh (5) Mr Subrata Bhattacharya(6) Mr Nirmal Singh Bhangoo (7) Mr TygerJoginder (8) Mr Gurnam Singh (9) Mr Anand Gurwant Singh (10) Mr Uppal Devinder Kumar(“Defaulters”) for their failure …

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RBI Clarifies Its Stand on Clean Note Policy

New Delhi (ABC Live): Clean Note Policy: The Reserve Bank of India has today denied having issued a communication circulating on social media alerting members of public that banks will not accept currency notes with scribbling on them from January 1, 2016. The Reserve Bank has reiterated that all currency notes issued by it are legal tender and banks and …

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Paris Climate Change Agreement Targets 1.5 Celsius

New Delhi (ABC Live): An historic Paris Climate Change Agreement to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable future was agreed by 195 nations in Paris today. The Paris Climate Change Agreement for the first time brings all nations into a common cause based on their historic, current and future responsibilities. The universal …

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India Launches Safeguard investigation on certain Hot-rolled flat Sheets, Plates

New Delhi (ABC Live):On 10 December 2015, India notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 7 December 2015 a safeguard investigation on Hot-rolled flat sheets and plates (excluding hot rolled flat products in coil form) of alloy or non-alloy steel having nominal thickness less than or equal to 150mm and nominal width of greater than or equal …

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Study Climate Change in Mountains by Nuclear Techniques

New Delhi (ABC Live): Nuclear techniques are being used in to study Climate Change in Mountains    and its impact on the quality of land, water and ecosystems in order to better conserve and manage these resources. Researchers from around the world will be using data from 13 benchmark sites to draw conclusions about the effects of the rapidly changing …

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RBI Releases Data on Foreign Liabilities and Assets

Mumbai (ABC Live):The Reserve Bank of India today released, on its website, the data related to the Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies for the year 2014-15. The Annual Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets (FLA) covers the Indian companies which submit information on their overseas liabilities and assets arising on account of foreign direct investment (FDI) …

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Bank Board Bureau to Improve Banks Governance

New Delhi (ABC Live): With a view to improve the governance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs), the Government has decided to set up an autonomous Bank Board Bureau (BBB). The Bureau will search and select heads of Public Sector Banks and help them in developing differentiated strategies and capital raising plans through innovative financial methods and instruments. The BBB is …

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SFIO Completes 106 Investigations in 4 Years

New Delhi (ABC Live): Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has completed investigations 106 cases against companies out of 234 cases assigned to it in 2012-13 to 2015-16. The numbers cases investigated by Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) during each of the last three years and the current year are as follows: Year No. of companies assigned for investigation No. of …

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Corporate Social Responsibility Fillings in India

New Delhi (ABC Live): The provisions of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made thereunder have come into force with effect from 01.04.2014. The year 2014-15 was the first year of implementation of CSR policies by companies under the legislation. The Board of the company, eligible to comply with the CSR provisions …

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