Current Affairs 2016: Page 29 of 143
K M Hanumantharayappa Assumes Charge as Chairman of Central Silk Board [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
K M Hanumantharayappa assumed charged as a chairman of Central Silk Board by the Union Ministry of Textiles. K M Hanumantharayappa is the 25th Chairman of the central silk board. He succeeds N S Bissegowda. He is a sericulturist… (154 more words) …
Lok Sabha Passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016 [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Lok Sabha passes Taxation Law (Amendment) Bill 2016, to provide tax incentives in certain commercial sectors. This bill seeks to amend Income Tax act, 1961 and Customs Tariff Act, 1975.
Government announced the Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of commercial banks have increased around by 4% in last year (March 2015 to March 2016). Union Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar has announced in Rajya sabha.
- In March 2015… (342 more words) …
India Seeks Help of US and European Countries to Crack Pakistan Terror Fund Trail [Current Affairs - Economics] (on )
India approached to selects United States and European countries, which are the parts of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to crack terror fund trail details from Pakistan. Terror fund trail of Pakistan includes Al Rehmat Trust from Pakistan.
Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila broken her fast on 9 August 2016. Irom Sharmila has ended a 16 year hunger strike against a controversial law in the country. She said that she wants to become the chief minister of Manipur to… (305 more words) …
South China Sea disputes involve both Island and maritime claims. China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei all country has competing this claim over territory in the South China Sea.
Second National Handloom Day celebrated on August 7 in all over country. Union ministry of textiles marked the 2nd National Handloom Day with the number of event in Varansi. Smriti Zubin Irani was the Chief Guest on the occasion.… (201 more words) …
Telangana Signs MoU with ISRO for Water Resources Info System [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Telangana Irrigation Department signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation. This agreement sign for the setting up a Telangana Water Resources Information System (TWRIS) on the ‘Bhuvan’ web portal.
The objective is to capture… (122 more words) …
Odisha Government Launches Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana [Current Affairs - Policies & Governance] (on )
Odisha government launched a Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana for a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers to mark the second National Handlooms Day. This scheme has been launched by Naveen Patnaik CM of Odisha.
Under the Wildlife Institute of India’s new Tiger Cell WII will house the country’s first repository on tigers. They worked with the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on tiger conservation and population estimation and in the process we have created… (197 more words) …