On the heels of the launch of BHIM app, the central government has launched BharatQR code which will make retail electronic payments mush more seamless. This launch will make usage of the card redundant and make the digital payment much faster, seamless, easier, safe etc. Before discussing the Bharat QR let us understand what QR […]
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The generation, circulation of black money and; corruption in India are closely associated with funding to the political parties. The present government continuing their war against both the problems (black money and corruption) has proposed a set of reforms related to political funding – “Transparency in Political Funding” (in the Budget FY18). Under this two […]
Expansion of Rotavirus vaccine under Universal Immunization Programme The fourth phase of Mission Indradhanush has already begun in North-eastern states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura from 7th February 2017 and will be rolled out in rest of the country in April 2017 The Rotavirus vaccine was first introduced in […]
Cabinet approves establishment of FLRP FLRP – Food Legumes Research Platform It will be set up at Amlaha, Sehore, Madhya Pradesh This is a research and development institution, which will enable India To harness the best of international science in meeting the emerging food security challenges. India would be able to rapidly and effectively absorb […]
International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries NxGnMiFu-2017 was inaugurated in New Delhi Today Pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourists arriving in India on E-visa launched This initiative will facilitate the foreign tourists in communicating with their acquaintances immediately after their arrival in India The initiative has been launched in association with […]
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) FSSAI has constituted a Scientific Panel on “Food Fortification and Nutrition” This will take the program of food fortification further The panel will recommend strategies to address nutritional needs of general population and vulnerable groups by identifying critical nutritional gaps in the diet It will also […]
Under Islamic Banking (IB) the sharia laws or Islamic laws of banking are followed. It is also referred to Sharia Banking or Interest Free Banking. Some of the laws/principles used under this kind of banking are The central theme of Islamic Banking is justice, which under this can only be served by sharing of […]
Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents For the safety in coal mines the provisions have been formulated under The Mines Act, 1952 (and Subordinate Rules and Regulations made there under). The Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) is the administering authority. The coalmine owners are responsible for implementing these provisions. To check the recurrences of such […]
Real Estate Act timelines The buyers are entitled to seek relief under the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act,2016 with effect from the first of May this year So far only four States and six Union Territories have notified the final Real Estate Rules and complaints of violation of some of the provisions of the Act […]
Punitive action against shell companies A task force has been set up by the government It will be co-chaired by the Revenue Secretary (Mr Hasmukh Adhia) and Corporate Affairs Secretary (Mr Tapan Ray) There are about 15 lakh registered companies in India of which only around 6 lakh file tax returns which means large number […]