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Analysis of Donations from Corporate & Business Houses to National Parties - FY 2016-17 & 2017-18(Known donations above Rs 20,000 only)
For complete report in English and the summary in Hindi, containing sector-wise in-depth analysis of donations received by National Parties between FY 2016-17 & 2017-18, kindly refer to the attached reports.
Introduction
Political parties are required to submit details of donors who have made donations above Rs 20,000 in a financial year (between 1st April and 31st March) to the Election Commission of India, every year. Parties provide details of the name, address, PAN, mode of payment and amount contributed by each donor who has made donation above Rs 20,000 in their submission. Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), in its reportdated 8th January, 2014specified that various sectors of business houses in 8 years, between FY 2004-05 & 2011-12, donated a total of Rs 378.89 cr to National Parties, constituting 87% of the total contribut…
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NASA : Search for Alien Life on Saturn’s Moon
On Thursday NASA announced a mission to land a car-sized robot quadcopter on Saturn’s moon Titan in 2026. After it reaches Titan in 2034, the craft, called Dragonfly, will fly around Titan for two-and-a-half years to try and understand the processes that formed the 5150 km-wide moon. Titan is considered significant because its atmosphere hosts complex organic molecules. The moon’s surface has mountains of ice and liquids seas of hydrocarbons (mainly methane and ethane), making it the only solar system object to sustain stable liquid bodies on its surface. Scientists also think there could be an ocean of liquid water under Titan’s icy surface. All these features mean that Titan could potentially harbour or sustain life. Europe’s Huygens probe was the first to touch down on Titan, in January 2005. at June 28, 2019No comments:  India Won’t Bow to International Climate Pressur…