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Daily News Digest:16 September 2019

Doordarshan turns 60

Doordarshan turned 60 on 15 Sept 2019. Doordarshan, which began as an experiment on September 15, 1959, became a service in 1965, when it began beaming signals to reach television sets in living rooms in and around the national capital. 

UP to scrap 4-decade-old law, Ministers to start paying income tax

The UP Government has decided to repeal a four-decade-old law that made the state exchequer pay the income tax of the state’s Ministers. With this, the UP Ministers will now have to start paying their own income tax.

India wins ‘Best Video’ award in UNWTO

India’s ‘Yogi of the Racetrack’ has won ‘Best Video’ award for the Asia & Pacific Region in the UNWTO Tourism Video Competition 2019. Yogi of the Racetrack is a short promotional film on Yoga, which was produced by the Union Ministry of Tourism.

India joins the Global AMR Research and Development Hub

India becomes a member of the Global Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development (R&D) Hub. The partnership works to address challenges and improve coordination and collaboration in the global antimicrobial resistance research and development.

Govt plans to link social media accounts to the central database

The govt besides the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) plans to connect to social media with records including immigration entry, banking, and phone numbers and all database information in one platform case. Home Minister has reviewed the progress of NATGRID on 12th Sept in Delhi.

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UP to scrap 4-decade-old law, Ministers to start paying income tax

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Doordarshan turns 60

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