Daily Archive: Monday, March 27, 2017

27 Mar 2017

Union Cabinet approved amendments to existing Acts to facilitate implementation of GST

The Union Cabinet gave its approval to amend three existing Acts to facilitate the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The approval was given at a meeting of the Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister
27 Mar 2017

International Day for Right to Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations 2017 observed

The International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims was observed globally on 24 March 2017. In particular, the day recognizes the important work and values
27 Mar 2017

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members observed

The 2017 International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members was observed on 25 March 2017. The day is observed each year on the anniversary of the abduction of Alec Collett. The day aims to
27 Mar 2017

Navy successfully test-fired Barak missile from INS Vikramaditya

The Indian Navy successfully test-fired the short-range Barak surface-to-air missile from the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. The firing was conducted between 21 March and 23 March 2017 as part of the ‘Operational Readiness Inspection’ of the Western
27 Mar 2017

Rajya Sabha passed Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Rajya Sabha on 22 March 2017 passed the Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The amendment bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on 9 August 2016, seeks to amend the Act, 1923. Primarily, the proposed
27 Mar 2017

International day of Remembrance of the victims of Transatlantic Slave Trade observed globally

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade was observed globally on 25 March 2017 with the theme “Remember Slavery: Recognising the Legacy and Contributions of People of African Descent”.
27 Mar 2017

Arun Jailtley handed over DRDO developed products to Indian Navy

The Union Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley on 24 March 2017 handed over three DRDO developed products to Indian Navy at a ceremony held in New Delhi. i. USHUS-II Submarine Sonar, ii. Directing Gear
27 Mar 2017

WEF released Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) Report 2017

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on 22 March 2017 released the Global Energy Architecture Performance Index (EAPI) Report 2017. The index ranked 127 countries on their ability to deliver secure, affordable and sustainable energy. In the report,
27 Mar 2017

Randeep Guleria appointed as Director of AIIMS, New Delhi

Renowned pulmonologist Randeep Guleria on 24 March 2017 was the Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The appointment was made by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra
27 Mar 2017

COA issues seven-point instruction for BCCI office bearers

The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) on 26 March 2017 issued a seven-point instruction for the three existing BCCI office bearers, namely Vice President CK Khanna, Joint Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and Treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry. The
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