Companies Law Committee submitted report recommending changes in the Companies Act, 2013

Who: Companies Law Committee What: Submitted report When: 1 February 2016 Why: To recommend changes in the Companies Act, 2013 The Companies Law Committee submitted its report to the union government on 1 February 2016. It was constituted in June 2015 for examining and making recommendations on the issues arising out of implementation of the

India, NASA to study Ladakh region under Spaceward Bound programme

Who: Ladakh region What: Will be studied by international scientists When: Announced in January 2016 Why: As part of NASA’s Spaceward Bound programme India and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) entered into a partnership in January 2016 to explore the environment of Ladakh under NASA’s Spaceward Bound programme. Under the partnership, a