Type Here to Get Search Results !



50th GST Council Meeting
  • Under the leadership of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Delhi, GST The 50th meeting of the Council was held. Finance Minister Thangam Thannarasu participated in this on behalf of Tamil Nadu. Earlier, he met Nirmala Sitharaman in Delhi and raised Tamil Nadu-specific demands.
  • This will be the first GST meeting Thangam Tennarasu will attend after taking over as the Tamil Nadu Finance Minister.
  • Online gaming, horse racing, casinos have been decided to levy 28 percent GST. Similarly, it has been decided to exempt satellite launch services of private companies from GST.
  • Also, the GST rate on synthetic yarns has been reduced from 12 percent to 5 percent. It has been decided to exempt medicines for cancer and rare diseases from GST. Similarly, the GST tax on food items sold in theaters will be reduced to 5 percent.
Enforcement Department Director's third job extension cancelled
  • Sanjay Kumar Mishra, a senior IRS, Indian Revenue Service officer, was appointed as Director of Enforcement on 19 November 2018. His two-year tenure was to end in 2020. Then his tenure was extended for 1 year. 
  • A case was filed against this in the Supreme Court. In an order issued in September 2021, the Supreme Court, which accepted the extension of service, mentioned that no extension should be granted beyond this. 
  • Meanwhile, the directors of the Enforcement Directorate and the CBI, after the usual second year extension period, will be extended for another three years. In order to extend it, the Central Government brought an Ordinance in 2021. 
  • For this, the Central Corruption Watch Act and the Delhi Special Police Act were amended. According to this, the tenure of Sanjay Kumar Mishra, who has been extended for the third time, will end on November 18. Against this. 
  • Congress's Randeep Surjewala, Jaya Thakur, Trinamul Congress's Mahua Moitra, Saket Gokhale and others filed a case in the Supreme Court. These cases were heard by a Supreme Court bench comprising Justices PR Kawai, Vikram Nath and Sanjay Karol. 
  • The verdict was adjourned on May 8. The order was passed in this case yesterday. The bench said: The extension of Sanjay Kumar Mishra for the third time is illegal.
  • An investigation by the Financial Action Task Force, an international body known as FATF, is underway. Due to this, he can work only till the 31st of this month, and he will be given time to hand over the work. At the same time, amendments will be made to the Central Corruption Watch Act and the Delhi Special Police Act.
41.5 crore people lifted out of poverty in last 15 years: UN praises India
  • The United Nations released the latest update of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index yesterday. In this, 25 countries, including India, have halved their Global Poverty Index values in 15 years and are moving towards rapid progress, the UN has praised. According to the latest figures from AINA, 41.5 crore people have been lifted out of poverty from 2005-06 to 2020-21.
  • In 2005-06, 64.5 crore people were living in poverty under various categories in India, but in 2015-16, this number was reduced to 37 crore. In 2019-21, it has fallen to 23 crores. In 2005-06, 55.1 percent of the country's total population was in poverty, which has been reduced to 16.4 percent in 2020-21. 
  • Also, the number of undernourished poor has decreased from 44.3 percent in 2005-06 to 11.8 percent at present. Infant mortality has been reduced from 4.5 percent to 1.5 percent due to poisoning.
  • The number of people without access to cooking fuel has been reduced from 52.9 percent to 13.9 percent and the number of people without access to sanitation facilities has been reduced from 5.4 percent to 11.3 percent. 
  • The number of people without access to clean drinking water has decreased from 16.4 percent to 2.7 percent, the number of people without access to electricity has decreased from 29 percent to 2.1 percent, and the number of people without access to housing has decreased from 44.9 percent to 13.6 percent.
  • According to the UN, there is a problem in achieving the development goals for children, which have been set for poverty eradication, average income, basic education and gender equality by the year 2030. 
  • This is because the UN estimates that 57.5 million people worldwide will remain in extreme poverty and 8.4 million children will remain out of school by 2030. It is said that it will take 268 years to achieve gender equality.
Vembakotta Excavation finds male doll with headdress and smiling lips
  • The 2nd phase of excavation is going on at Vijayakarisalkulam near Vembakottai, Virudhunagar district. Here, various archeological artifacts are found which are a symbol of the people's life. Six pits have been dug so far. 
  • Among these are flint doll, smoker, earring, weight stone, pendant, glass beads, conch bangles, ivory dice, takali, gold ornament, brick, chip circle, bowl, black and red flint pot, cone, round shape. More than 2500 items including Agal lamp have been found.
  • In this case, a male doll has been found in the Vembakotta excavation. In this regard, Minister of Archeology and Finance Thangam Thannarasu, a male clay doll has been found in the Vembakotta excavation. 
  • Painted with black color. The headdress and the lip smile are polished. The eyes and their brows are drawn in the shape of a kayal. The mouth, nose and ears are thickly developed. The figure measures 2.28 cm high, 2.15 cm wide and 1.79 cm thick. 40 cm in the excavation. He mentioned that this male figurine found at a depth of meters is believed to belong to the historical period.
World Junior Archery Championships 2023
  • The World Junior Archery Championship was held in Limerick, Ireland. India's Barth Salunge won the gold medal in the under-21 men's recurve category by defeating Song Injun of Korea 7-3 in the final.
  • Thus, Barth Salunge became the first Indian player to win a gold medal in the recurve category in the World Junior Archery competition. India's Baja Kaur defeated Chinese Taipei's Su Shin Yu 7-1 to win the bronze medal in women's under-21 recurve category. 
  • India finished the World Youth Archery Championship at the 2nd position with 11 medals including 6 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze. Korea topped the list with 6 gold and 4 silver medals.
Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (GMEX23)
  • The 7th Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (GMEX23) organized by the Indian Navy has concluded. Indian Navy ships Delhi, Gamorta, Shakti and Japan's Navy ship Samitar were also involved in this exercise.
  • The exercise, which was held for a total of six days, involved ships, helicopters, fighter jets, maritime patrol aircraft and submarines.

Post a Comment

* Please Don't Spam Here. All the Comments are Reviewed by Admin.

Top Post Ad

Below Post Ad

Hollywood Movies


Join TNPSC SHOUTERS Telegram Channel


Join Telegram Channel