New Zealand to launch world-first climate change rules

New Zealand to launch world-first climate change rules

New Zealand is to become the world’s first country to bring in a law forcing its financial firms to report on the effects of climate change. The country wants to be carbon neutral by 2050 and says the financial sector needs to play its part. Banks, insurers and fund managers can do this by knowing […]

Unfair fields: Asymmetric WTO rules let US inflate cotton subsides must be reformed

Unfair fields: Asymmetric WTO rules let US inflate cotton subsides must be reformed

Cottton farmers in India and other Global South countries, like the Afican C-4 of benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, at peril due to lopsided policy Cotton subsidies have remained a contentious issue in international trade and negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Farmers of developing and least-developed countries (LDCs) complain that the massive support provided by developed countries, […]

Preparation of the rules under the Citizenship Act, the Center has until July

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Union Home Minister Nityananda Roy told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that the rules were being framed under the amended Citizenship Act (CAA). The Minister said that CAA-19 was notified on December 12, 2019 and came into force on January 20, 2020. Union Home Minister Nityananda Roy told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday that the […]