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16 February 2019

CBDT Appoints Shri Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman

CBDT Appoints Shri Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman Senior IRS officer Pramod Chandra Mody was on February 15, 2019 appointed as the chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT). Mody, a 1982 batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax cadre), has be ... Read More

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India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status for Pakistan

India withdraws Most Favoured Nation status for Pakistan Indian government on February 15, 2019 announced to withdraw the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status accorded to Pakistan. The decision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed Cabinet Committee on ... Read More

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UN appoints Chandramouli Ramanathan as ASG in Management Strategy dept

UN appoints Chandramouli Ramanathan as ASG in Management Strategy dept The United Nations (UN) appointed Chandramouli Ramanathan as Controller, Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) for Programme Planning, Budget and Finance in the Department of Manageme ... Read More

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15 February 2019

Daily News Digest:15 February 2019

India’s First Semi High Speed Train, “Vande Bharat Express" flagged off India’s first semi-high speed train the Vande Bharat Express was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 Feb 2019. The train will travel from Delhi to Varanas ... Read More

Published : 7 days ago

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Sudanese refugee wins Martin Ennals human rights prize

Sudanese refugee wins Martin Ennals human rights prize A Sudanese refugee detainee has received a top human rights award Martin Ennals Award for exposing what he has described as Australia's "inhumane" treatment of asylum seekers. Abdul Aziz Muhamat, ... Read More

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Sportstar Aces Lifetime Achievement Award for Prakash Padukone

Sportstar Aces Lifetime Achievement Award for Prakash Padukone Badminton legend Prakash Padukone was bestowed with the Lifetime achievement award at the Sportstar Aces awards on 14 Feb. In the Sportsman of the Year (Cricket) category, India skipper V ... Read More

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Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra appointed Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra, a 1980-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) official has been appointed as the election commissioner. He will join the Election Commission of India as the second election commissioner. Pres ... Read More

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India signs defence pacts with Germany and Sweden

India signs defence pacts with Germany and Sweden India concluded defence cooperation and security protection agreements with Germany and Sweden during the on-going visit of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 14 Feb. The agreement will enable bot ... Read More

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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM- SYM) came into effect

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM- SYM) came into effect Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) is being rolled out by the Ministry of Labour and Employment from February 15, 2019. The scheme announced in the Interim Budget was notif ... Read More

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Expert Committee on Determining Methodology for Fixing National Minimum Wage submits report

Expert Committee on Determining Methodology for Fixing National Minimum Wage submits report A government-appointed expert committee has proposed doubling the national-level minimum wage for a worker in the country to Rs 9,750 a month, up from a floor ... Read More

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