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“M Cessation” to quit tobacco

Union Health Ministry will launch “Mobile (m) Cessation”, a mobile based intervention for the people who want to quit the habit of tobacco. Govt had already set a target of reducing tobacco use by 20% by 2020 and 30% by 2025.

Move up in Indirect tax revenue collections

There is jump up in Indirect Tax Revenue (Provisional) Collections with 32.6%. In September 2015 Rs. 61,284 crore is registered compared to Rs. 46,224 crore in September 2014.

OTHER COLLECTIONS

Name 2015 collection(in crore) 2014 collection(in crore) Percentage (↑ or ↓)
Central Excise Rs. 22,489 Rs. 13,356 68.4% ↑
Service Tax Rs.  20,483 Rs. 15,158 crore 45.5% ↑
Customs Rs. 18,312 Rs.17,710 3.4% ↑

 

High-risk area boundary shifted from India’s coastline

  • The high risk area(HRA) boundary in the Indian Ocean shifted away from the western coastline of India.The HRA is shifted from 78 degrees East to the 65 degrees East longitude off India’s western coastline.This new boundary will be effective from 1st December 2015.
  • This announcement is made  by the European Union Chair of the Contact Group of Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS)

100 food streets to be adopted during first phase of Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan

Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan – An initiative to develop a culture of food safety in the country.(Rolled out in July 2015)

Planned By : Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) and partners.

The partners includes consumer organisation VOICE, and National Association of Street Vendors of India ( NASVI)

Supported By : The ministry of consumer affairs and public distribution

This campaign is targeting especially the street vendors.

 

Food Safety Advocacy and Capacity Building programmes across Delhi, the North-East, Mumbai, Bangalore, Lucknow, Jamshedpur, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Siliguri, among others will be organised by CII

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KP Sharma – New Prime Minister of Nepal

KP Sharma was backed by UCPN-Maoist, Rashtriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic and 13 fringe parties and bagged 338 votes whereas Sushil Koirala supported by four Madhes parties in the United Democratic Madhesi Front and had secured 249votes.

Positioning of Mr. Sharma as PM was declared by Parliament Speaker Subhash Nembang.

UNSC adopts resolution to cope up with human smuggling

  • Resolution was supported by 14 members except Venezuela who remain abstained.
  • The resolution was adopted under Chapter VII of the UN Charter which allows the use of force and nations to inspect ships, sieze and dispose of vessels in case of any suspicious activity regarding smuggling of migrants.
  • This resolutions will be valid for one year.

18-year-old Indian boy in UAE becomes world’s youngest CA

An 18-year-old Indian boy named Ramkumar Raman in the UAE has been recognised by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA),as the youngest affiliate ever registered with them.He is originally from Chennai India.Generally ACCA candidates will start their journey at the age of 18.

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Mobile-based app to inform people all about customs rules

  • Name of the AppCustoms Traveler Guide-India
  • This is a mobile based application which gives information to people about all Indian customs rules including those related to import of pets and goods.
  • Developer of the App – Nihit Mohan Johari
  • This app is easy to understand ,gives the detailed information about the custom rules for Indians and foreigners.A duty calculator is also there

Iran test-fires new generation long-range ballistic missiles

Iran’s defense minister – Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehqan

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Ajay Jayaram grabbed Dutch Open title

With the super performance of 28 years old Shuttler Ajay jayaram India clinched two international titles in Dutch Open Grand Prix in Almere, Netherlands.

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Subhash Chandran bags Vayalar Award

  • Vayalar Rama Varma Literary Award  2015 winner – Subhash Chandran(Malayalam Writer)
  • Award is for his novel named ‘Manushyanu Oru Amukham’.
  • For the same novel he won the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award in 2014
  • Award Includes : Prize of Rs one lakh, Statuette and a citation.
  • The award will be presented to the writer on October 27, the death anniversary of Vayalar.

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Farooqui appointed Broadband Forum Chairman

  • Chairman of Broadband India Forum (BIF) – M F Farooqui.(Former Telecom secretary)
  • BIF works on strengthening of  broadband potential in the country.
  • M F Farooqui replaced Shyamal Ghosh.
  • Shyamal Ghosh has been appointed as the Chairman Emeritus of BIF.

Rajeev Kher appointed as Compat member

  • Headquartered at Delhi, Competition Appellate Tribunal has designated former commerce secretary Rajeev Kher as its member.

Naishadh Parikh is the new chairman of Confederation of Indian Textile Industries

  • New Chairman of Confederation Of Indian Textile Industries(CITI) – Naishadh Parikh
  • New Secretary General  of Confederation Of Indian Textile Industries – Binoy Job
  • Parikh is a member of Board of Governors of Ahmedabad University and CEPT University.
  • The new leadership team was elected at the CITI Board meeting held on October 10 at Mumbai.
  • International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF) Conference  – November 2016

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Big Boss 9 Released Yesterday

  • Reality TV Show Has Aired its 9th Season with Salman khan Host and 20 Contenders.
  • Prince Narula Rodies X Winner and Splitsvilla Contender Become Part of Big Boss 9

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