Indian government News
Google launched several initiatives and collaboration with Meity to safeguard people in India from online harm. Starting a multilingual user awareness campaign to encourage netizens for safer digital transactions: Google. Google will flag off a multi-city, mixed format cybersecurity Roadshow to reach approx. 100,000 developers, IT, etc.
Govt advised the edible oil manufacturers, packers, and importers to declare net quantity on packages in volume. It is mandatory to declare the net quantity in terms of standard units of weight or measure. Advised to correct their labeling of declaring net quantity in the units of volume within six months.
India has not released a new household consumption survey since the NSS from 2011. Urban poverty rose by 2 percentage points in 2016 during the demonetisation event and fell sharply thereafter, the paper said. The paper also added that rural poverty rose by 10 basis points in 2019 likely due to a growth slowdown.
Judge Richard J Leon of the US District Court for the District of Colombia has given Cairn time till September 10 to file a response to the government's 'Motion to Dismiss' petition. Thereafter, the Indian government can file a reply in support of its motion by October 1. This can be countered by Cairn by October 20 and a further two months have been granted to the Indian government to file its reply.