Month: January 2019

Supreme Court Bans Vehicle Modification in India

January 18, 2019

The Supreme Court, in a recent judgment said no motor vehicle could be altered to change the original specification made by the manufacturer that has been used for the purpose its registration. The apex court referred to an amended provision of the Motor Vehicles Act and observed that its “clear intent” was that a vehicle […]

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Ministry of Women & Child Development Review 2018

January 18, 2019

Ministry of Women & Child Development -Year End Review 2018 POSHAN Abhiyaan, PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment launched Enhancement of honorarium of anganwadi workers/helpers New initiatives to strengthen Gender Budgeting *279 OSCs operational, over 1.93 Lakh women supported * * More than 65.20 Lakh beneficiaries enrolled under MMMVY* * Mahila E-haat grows impacting over […]

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Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana

January 18, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY), the flagship scheme of the Central Government for employment generation has crossed the milestone of one crore beneficiaries as on January 14, 2019. PMRPY was announced on August 07, 2016 and is being implemented by Ministry of Labour and Employment through the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). Under the […]

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Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency

January 18, 2019

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency relating to the Imported and Export Goods Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) No.02/2019-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 3rd January, 2019 except as respects […]

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Amazon Indian Sale 2019

January 17, 2019

Amazon’s Great Indian Sale is coming back this month. The sale will kick off from January 20 and will go on until January 23. The four-day Amazon sale promises big deals on smartphones, laptops, cameras, headphones, appliances, and a lot more. The Great Indian Sale will include great deals from lakhs of sellers, according to […]

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All India Conference on Railway Security

January 17, 2019

Need to Explore the System of Online FIR in Railway Network: Rajnath Singh Concerted efforts should be made to make Rail travel as the Safest travel: Piyush Goyal Aspirational Goal of RPF should be Zero tolerance to Crime: Piyush Goyal Railway Protection Forces have improved performance & sensitive outlook towards passengers, enhancement of technological advancements […]

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Integrated E-filing and Centralized Processing Centre

January 17, 2019

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to expenditure sanction of Rs.4,241.97crore for Integrated E-filing &Centralized Processing Center 2.0 Project of the Income Tax Department. The Union Cabinet also approved the expenditure sanction for the consolidated cost of Rs.1,482.44crore of the existing CPC-ITR 1.0 project upto FY […]

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Laksha Deepotsava

January 16, 2019

Hundreds of devotees took part in the Laksha Deepotsava held at Srirangapatna on 15th Jan 2019. Laksha Deepotsava (Makara Sankranthi Brahmotsava) In the temple of Shri Ranganatha Swamy every year in the pushya month Makara Sankranthi Brahmotsava will be celebrated. On the sixth auspicious (Thirunal) day of Brahmotsava on account of Uttarayana (Auspicious Day) the […]

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NITI Aayog Launches Student Entrepreneurship Programme

January 15, 2019

Innovations across sectors like healthcare, cleantech, etc have been selected Winners emerged from Hyderabad, Pune, Goa, Satna etc Atal Tinkering Labs covers 5,441 schools in India Government’s think tank NITI Aayog has taken up the onus to nurture and support student innovation in the country. For this, NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), in partnership […]

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Top performers in state-owned banks may get reward soon

January 15, 2019

This will require KRAs to be reworked on the basis of EASE or Enhanced Access & Service Excellence — the road map for re-orienting banks that was implemented last year The government is looking at various steps to reform the work culture at state-owned banks. According to a report in few of the media, the […]

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