Daily Archive: Tuesday, June 13, 2017

13 Jun 2017

GST Council constitutes 18 Sectoral Groups for smooth implementation

The GST Council on 9 June 2017 constituted 18 Sectoral Groups representing various sectors of the economy to ensure smooth implementation of GST by timely responding to the issues and problems of the respective Sector. These 18
13 Jun 2017

Veteran Telugu poet, writer C Narayana Reddy passes away

Noted Telugu and Urdu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy passed away on 12 June 2017 in Hyderabad. He was rushed to a private hospital in the early hours of morning following health complications and was pronounced
13 Jun 2017

CS karnan becomes 1st High Court Judge to retire while absconding

Calcutta High Court Judge CS Karnan, who was sentenced six months of imprisonment by Supreme Court, retired on 12 June 2017 at the age of 62, the retirement age for a High Court judge. Justice Karnan has
13 Jun 2017

India emerges as 7th largest exporter of agri-products globally

Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, while addressing the 22nd APEDA Export award function in New Delhi on 12 June 2017, said that India has emerged as the 7th largest exporter of agri-products globally. Teaotia stated that there is
13 Jun 2017

World Day against Child Labour 2017 observed on 12 June 2017

The World Day against Child Labour was observed globally on 12 June 2017 with the theme In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour. The 2017 World Day against Child Labour focuses on the impact of
13 Jun 2017

Railways to Induct 40000 Refurbished Coaches for Rs 8000 Cr

The Indian Railways is all set to induct about 40000 refurbished coaches at an estimated cost of Rs 8,000 Cr to provide world-class comfort to passengers. The new coaches will reportedly come with improved interiors and upgraded
13 Jun 2017

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix for sixth time

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton on 11 June 2017 won the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix 2017 held at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Hamilton was followed by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The third position was grabbed
13 Jun 2017

Panel to examine rules on people’s movement near Indo-Myanmar border

The Union Government on 13 June 2017 constituted an expert committee to examine the rules which allow free movement of Indian and Myanmarese citizens within 16 kilometres of the border but are exploited by militants for smuggling
13 Jun 2017

International Albinism Awareness Day observed on 13 June

The International Albinism Awareness Day was observed on 13 June 2017 with an aim to end multiple forms of discrimination that is faced by people who suffers from albinism. Albinism results in a lack of pigmentation (melanin)
13 Jun 2017

Bihar’s Project Jal Sanchay Chosen for National Award

Project Jal Sanchay, a water conservation model which is successfully adopted in Nalanda district of south-central Bihar, has been chosen for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP) by the Ministry
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