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GST collections surge in November 

At Rs. 1.31 lakh cr., it is the second highest mop¬up since the rollout of the system

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GIFT City emerging as India’s first greenfield city

It’s operational with more than 200 entities 

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Butterfly species record increase 

156 species recorded in Peechi¬Vazhany wildlife division in a four¬day exercise

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Point of disorder 

Disruption of proceedings, suspension of MPs undermine parliamentary democracy equally

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Road to recovery 

Policy makers must boost demand supportive measures to ensure recovery sustains

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In border stand-off, a manufactured refugee crisis  

This issue concerning the EU, Poland, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine subserves aspects of their foreign, domestic agendas

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A capital functioning from different regions

Distributed development and decentralised governance will pave the way for an inclusive Andhra Pradesh

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Errors of judgment 

There seems to be a palpable error in a recent Allahabad High Court order on POCSO which must be set right 

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‘1,160 elephants killed in a decade’ 

RTI reply reveals that 741 elephants died from electrocution in the country

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Winter in northern India to be warmer than normal: IMD 
New forecasting system based on colour codes introduced

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e-Shram portal clocks 10 crore registrations

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U.P. reports most UAPA arrests 

1,321 held under the Act in 2020 nationwide

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India joins G20’s Troika with Indonesia and Italy 

It is set to take over presidency in 2022

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‘Ensure code of ethics is followed on social media’ 

Panel seeks more Govt. monitoring

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SC pushes for council on judicial infrastructure

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EU plans €300 billion infra fund to counter China’s BRI 

It aims at mobilising public and private investments by 2027

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Afghanistan faces fiscal shock: UN

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China is trying to drive Australia to its knees: U.S. 

‘Beijing engaging in economic warfare’

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‘Cyberattacks hit 26,000 Indian sites in 10 months’

Hidden servers help veil identity: MoS

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Debt-to-GDP ratio of States worrying: RBI