Thursday, December 19, 2019


1.      Fmhas set Rs 1.1 lakh crore monthly GST collection target
ü  Ministry of Finance(MoF) has set Rs 1.1 trillion monthly GST (Goods and Services Tax) target for the remaining four months of the fiscal year(FY 2019-20) and asked tax officials to step up efforts to achieve the goal.

2.      Annual report of ombudsman Schemes for the year 2018-19
ü  According to the annual Report of Ombudsman Schemes for 2018-19,released by Reserve Bank of India(RBI),the volume of complaints received by its 21  Offices of Banking Ombudsman (OBOs) has increased to 1,95,901 complaints in 2018-19 (Fiscal year-FY 19), up by 19.75% (or 32,311 complaints) from the previous year (2017-18), that accounted 1,63,590.

3.      NDB commits $100  million to India’s NIIF
ü  New Development Bank (NDB) has agreed to provide $100 million to India’s National Investment and Infrastructure Fund’s (NIIF) Fund of Funds(FoF), that aims to raise about $1 billion to invest in up to 10 private equity funds managed by fund managers in India.

4.      ‘India Cyber Cop of the Year’ 2019
ü  B.P Raju, Deputy superintendent , CBI  won ‘India Cyber Cop of the Year 2019’ award given by NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies)-DSCI (Data Security Council of India) in the Annual Information Security Summit (AISS) held at Gurugram. He received the award for cracking a fraud case in an online entrance exam conducted by an engineering college in Rajasthan.

5.      UWW’s ‘Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year’
ü  The World Championships silver medallist Deepak Punia(86Kg freestyle category) has named as the 2019 ‘Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year‘ by United World Wrestling (UWW). Punia is the first Indian wrestler in 18 years to win a junior world title at the Junior World Championships held in Tallinn, Estonia in August 2019.

6.      International migrants day-December 18,2019
ü  The theme for the year 2019 “We Together.” In 2019, the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million, 51 million more than in 2010. 

7.      Minorities Right Day in India-18 December 2019

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