Daily Current Affairs Updates (6th June 2017) – Specially for Upcoming Exams 2017:
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Manipur Assembly clears GST Bill
The Manipur Assembly on Monday passed the Manipur Goods and Sales Tax Bill, 2017.Finance Minister Yumnam Joykumar said the Bill would ensure price uniformity and would not lead to an increase in prices.
State – Manipur
Capital – Imphal
CM – Nongthombam Biren Singh
Governor – Najma A. Heptulla
Telangana government has recently launched the single-women pensions scheme across the state. Single women will be given Rs 1,000 per month. It is the first such scheme in India.The government had also increased theKalyana Laxmi and Shaadi Mubarak scheme amount from Rs 50,116 to Rs75,116. Children of single women would be admitted into all Telangana Residential Educational Institutions without having to write an examination or waiting for the lottery system. The beneficiaries would get the pension in their bank accounts every month.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday unveiled the Clean Campus, Green Campus, Smart Campus competition for students in colleges and universities across the country on the occasion of World Environment Day. The contest challenges students to make their campuses eco-friendly by planting trees, conserving water and energy, and implementing sustainable waste management projects. “The objective is to make campuses across the country green and sustainable”.
Telecom regulator TRAI on Monday introduced a new app —MyCall — that enables subscribers to rate the quality of a phone call. “The application will help mobile phone users rate their experience about voice call quality in real-time and help TRAI gather customer experience data along with network data,” the regulator said in a statement. After a call ends, a pop-up will appear requesting the user to rate the call.Two more apps launched by TRAI is Myspeed App and Do Not Disturb.
TRAI – Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
HQ – New Delhi
Chairman – R.S.Sharma
On the occasion of World Environment Day on Monday, Greenpeace India flagged off a ‘solar bus’ to raise awareness about solar energy and how it can easily power an entire household. Called the Solar Comet, the bus has solar panels installed on the roof that power energy-efficient LED bulbs, mobile charging points, a mixer-grinder, a refrigerator, an air cooler and an air-conditioner that have been fitted inside the bus.
National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) andBird Academy have signed an MoU to skill more than 30 thousand unemployed youth from across states in the aviation and aerospace sectors. NSDC and Bird Academy will set up training centres. The centres will be set up in Chandigarh, Delhi, Cochin, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Goa and other locations.
The Ministry of Rural Development has selectedVizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh as one among the 17 districts across the nation for theMGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGA) Act during 2015-16.
National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (or, NREGA No 42) was later renamed as the “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act” (or, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the ‘right to work’. It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
The Nepal parliament meeting to elect new prime minister has begun. Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is the only candidate for the premiership.Election for new prime minister is being held due to resignation by the CPN (Maoist Centre) Chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal. He had resigned from the post of prime minister on May 24 as per the power sharing understanding with the coalition partner Nepali Congress.
India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan lifted the ITF men’s Futures tennis title after outplaying Raymond Sarmiento of the USA in straight sets in Singapore. The top seeded Indian beat the second seeded player 6-2, 6-2 in the final of event last night. It was the first title of the season for Ramkumar.
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