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Income Tax Department Issues Updates on Operation Clean Money

New Delhi (ABC Live):Operation Clean Money : The Income Tax Department (ITD) has used information received under the Statement of Financial Transactions (SFT) to identify 5.56 lakh new persons in the second phase of “Operation Clean Money” (OCM). These are persons whose tax profiles were found to be inconsistent with the cash deposits made by them during the demonetization period. …

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ICJ Finds No Consular Access to Jadhav Against Vienna Convention

Hague (ABC Live):Vienna Convention :The International Court of Justice (ICJ), principal judicial organ of the United Nations, today indicated to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan that it must “take all measures at its disposal” to ensure that Mr. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, of Indian nationality, is not executed pending a final judgment of the Court in the Jadhav Case (India v. …

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Assam Gets Indian Agricultural Research Institute

New Delhi (ABC Live): Indian Agricultural Research Institute :The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the setting up of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in Assam.  The proposal of Department of Agriculture Research and Education (DARE) / Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) under the scheme, the establishment of the “Indian Agricultural Research …

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Cabinet Approves 10 Indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors

New Delhi (ABC Live); Indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors :  In a significant decision to fast-track India’s domestic nuclear power programme, and give a push to country’s nuclear industry, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for construction of 10 units of India’s indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR).  The total installed …

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IMF Keeps Its Views Close to Her Chest on China’s OBOR

Beijing (ABC Live): IMF – Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today made the following statement in Beijing, China: “It has been a great pleasure to be back in China on the occasion of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. I had the privilege of meeting with President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, …

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Know China’s Belt & Road Concept, Strategy

New Delhi (ABC Live): China’s Belt & Road  a concept, a strategy:  During various state visits in 2013, China’s president Xi Jinping announced the Silk Route Economic Belt (SREB) and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Route (MSR). These two major initiatives were initially packaged and labelled under the overarching term ‘One Belt, One Road. Those who are new to the term may …

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UN Asks India to Restore Internet and Social Media in JK

New York (ABC Live):Social Media :Raising alarm over the impact of internet and social media restrictions imposed by authorities in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, United Nations human rights experts have called on the Government to protect the right to freedom of expression and to pursue an open and democratic dialogue to address the region’s social and political …

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Tejas Fires Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile

New Delhi (ABC Live):Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile : Tejas, the Light Combat Aircraft today successfully demonstrated an Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile firing capability by releasing Derby Air-to-Air Air-to-Air Beyond Visual Range Missile in RADAR guided mode. The missile launch was performed in Lock ON after Launch mode for a BVR target in the look down mode and …

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Election Commission Holds Political Meet on EVMs

New Delhi (ABC Live):Election Commission  : The Election Commission held a meeting with all recognised National and State Political parties today at Constitution Club, New Delhi to discuss the following issues: (i)                 EVMs and VVPATs. (ii)               Making Bribery in Elections a Cognizable Offence. (iii)              Disqualification on Framing of Charges for the Offence of Bribery in Elections (iv)              Suggestions on VVPAT Recount Rules. 07 National …

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India Releases Its National Steel Policy 2017

New Delhi (ABC Live): National Steel Policy 2017 :The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017. The new Steel Policy enshrines the long term vision of the Government to give impetus to the steel sector.  It seeks to enhance domestic steel consumption and ensure high quality steel …

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