DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS - 7 MAY 2015
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1. GOODS AND SERVICES TAX BILL GETS NOD FROM LOK SABHA:
i. LokSabha has passed the Goods and Services Tax Bill
ii. Goods and Services Tax Bill is expected to boast manufacturing and reduce corruption.
iii. Goods and Services Tax Bill is produced with an aim, ‘One Country, one tax’
Note: Goods and Services Tax Bill is also called Constitution (122ndAmendment) Bill.
2. AKASH WEAPON SYSTEM INDUCTED INTO INDIAN ARMY:
i. Indian Army has inducted its indigenously developed Akash Weapon System (AWS)
ii. AWS is a surface to air missile
iii. AWS has a maximum range of 20 kms and is a part of the order of two regiments worth 19000 crore rupees
i. Indian Army has emerged Champions in the 19th Federation Cup National Senior Athletic Championship.
ii. Tamil Nadu Team notched the Second position.
iii. Kerala claimed the overall championship in the women’s category.
4. GL10 COMPLETED SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT TEST:
i. GL-10 , a ten engine Electric Plane developed successfully by NASA has been flight tested.
ii. GL-10 is a battery powered 10-engine remotely piloted aircraft having 8 electric motors on the wings and 2 electric motors on the tail.
iii. It can take off like a helicopter and fly like an aeroplane.
5. 16TH ANNUAL STATE OF THE WORLD’S MOTHERS REPORT:
i. Save the children released 16th Annual State of the World’s Mother’s report.
ii. The report entitled , ‘The Urban Disadvantage’ was released by Union Minister for Minority affairs, Najma Heptulla.
iii. A total of 179 countries were considered among which Norway topped the chart followed by Finland and Iceland where as Somalia was at lat spot.
Note: India is placed at 140th position among 179 countries.