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AIR spotlight summary – Empowerment of Women and their contribution in Nation Building

AIR spotlight summary – Empowerment of Women and their contribution in Nation Building

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/08-march.mp3 Introduction Right from the days of freedom struggle until today, Indian women have played an important role in all fields of life like in nation building, empowerment in various sectors and taking the...

First Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit

First Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/07-march-2017.mp3 Introduction The first summit of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. IORA, formerly known as Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) was started in 1997 in Mauritius....

AIR spotlight summary – World Wildlife Day

AIR spotlight summary – World Wildlife Day

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/03-mar.mp3 Introduction World Wildlife Day is celebrated on 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to celebrate and raise awareness...

AIR spotlight summary – Air Pollution – A serious health hazard

AIR spotlight summary – Air Pollution – A serious health hazard

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/FormatFactory21-feb.mp3 Introduction Air pollution is again hitting the headlines with 2 reports pointing to its catastrophic effects in India. The reports have pointed out that India’s poor air quality causes 1.1 million pre mature...

AIR spotlight summary – National Science Day

AIR spotlight summary – National Science Day

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/feb-28.mp3 Introduction February 28th is celebrated as National Science Day. The theme for this year is “Science and Technology for specially abled persons”. Most of the people are still unaware about Science Day and...

AIR spotlight summary –  Kansas Killing and safety of Indian Americans

AIR spotlight summary – Kansas Killing and safety of Indian Americans

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/25-feb.mp3 Introduction Recently there was a shooting in Kansas City on two Indians. This was termed as a hate crime. The shooter shouted at the Indians “get out of my country” before opening the...

AIR spotlight summary – Task force to weed out shell companies

AIR spotlight summary – Task force to weed out shell companies

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/11-feb.mp3 Introduction The government announced a crackdown on shell companies, used largely for tax evasion and money laundering, after it found strong evidence of misuse of these firms over the last few months during demonetisation. The Centre announced the setting up...

AIR spotlight summary – Government to monitor progress on Ease of Doing Business

AIR spotlight summary – Government to monitor progress on Ease of Doing Business

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/23-feb.mp3 Introduction A committee has been setup to oversee the oversight functions of the government to ensure that the government does not interfere much in the business and at the same time allowing the...

Reforms in funding to Political Parties – AIR Spotlight Summary

Reforms in funding to Political Parties – AIR Spotlight Summary

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/01-FEB.mp3 Introduction The government has embarked on a new exercise to stop corruption in the political funding which a bane of Indian electoral system. Nearly 70% to 80% of the funds to the political...

AIR spotlight summary – General Anti Avoidance Rule  and its Advantages

AIR spotlight summary – General Anti Avoidance Rule and its Advantages

https://netajiias.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/28-jan.mp3 Introduction General Anti Avoidance rule (GAAR) is a set of rules or a framework which helps the revenue authorities decides whether a particular transaction has commercial substance or not. If it does not...