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Monday, July 10, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 03 JULY 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 03 JULY 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1. MUMBAI’S VIKRIKAR BHAVAN RENAMED AS GST BHAVAN
i. Mumbai’s ‘Vikrikar Bhavan’ was renamed as ‘GST Bhavan’ after the Goods and Services Tax regime was rolled out. ‘Vikrikar Bhavan’ is the headquarters of Maharashtra government’s erstwhile Sales Tax department.
ii. Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar and Minister of State for Finance Deepak Kesarkar has attended the ceremony at the Bhavan.
iii. The department has planned a helpline to assist traders and business community who have queries about the new tax regime’s implementation and modalities.
iv. In two years, the ‘GST Bhavan’ will be shifted to Wadala from Mazgaon. Mr Mungantiwar said GST also means ‘Garibon ki Seva karnewala Tax’.

2. TELANGANA TO HAVE SEPARATE AGRICULTURE BUDGET FROM NEXT YEAR
i. Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao, has decided to present a separate agriculture budget for the state from next year. CM Rao has also decided to substantially enhance funds for the agriculture sector.
ii. He has asked the officials to form farmers’ associations at various levels — from villages to the state — to organise the cultivators.
iii. Farmers in Telangana would be provided training of modern and scientific methods of farming so as to increase the farm output.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 02 JULY 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 02 JULY 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1. INDIA’S LARGEST FRESH WATER AQUARIUM HAS OPENED BY RAGHUBAR DAS, CM OF JHARKHAND
i. Raghubar Das, the CM of Jharkhand, has recently inaugurated the India’s largest fresh water aquarium “Ranchi Machchli Ghar” at Bhagwan Birsa Munda Biodiversity Park in Ranchi .
ii. It has been launched to encourage tourism in the state. The aquarium is spread over in 36,000 sq feet area and it has 58 fish tank, where 120 species of 1500 fishes have been displayed.
iii. Besides Indian breeds, rare and popular species have been brought in from Bangkok, Malaysia and Singapore. Ranchi Machchli Ghar is the country’s biggest fresh water aquarium.
iv. Das also laid foundation stone for an eco-park which will include rose garden, children zone, bhul-bhullaya, waterfall and fountain.

2. MIZORAM CELEBRATES 31ST ANNIVERSARY OF MIZO PEACE ACCORD
i. Mizoram celebrates 31st anniversary of the Mizo Peace accord. Mizo peace accord is signed between the Union government and the Mizo National Front.
ii. All government offices and educational institutions remained close as the day was declared as a public holiday. The MNF organised meetings in different parts of the state.

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