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India Extends CCTNS Project Till 2017

New Delhi (ABC Live): CCTNS : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for extension of the implementation phase of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project for another year beyond 31st March 2017. The extension would help in achieving ... Read More »

India Signs Air Services Agreement with Georgia

New Delhi (ABC Live): Air Services Agreement  ; The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Georgia. The Agreement between the two countries is based on latest International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) template keeping in view of developments in Civil Aviation sector and with ... Read More »

India Approves Pact with French National Research Agency

New Delhi (ABC Live): French National Research Agency: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of the Collaborative Agreement with French National Research Agency (ANR), France for supporting the Belmont Forum Secretariat from January, 2015 to December, 2017 at a total estimated expenditure of Euro 40,000. The Cabinet also approved continued ... Read More »

CBDT Asks Public Comments on Sham Transactions

New Delhi (ABC Live): Sham Transactions :Section 10(38) of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’), prior to its amendment by Finance Act, 2017, provided that the income arising by way of a transfer of long term capital asset, being equity share in a company, shall be exempt from tax if such transfer is undertaken after 1st October, 2004 and chargeable to Securities Transaction ... Read More »

ECI Refutes EVMs Tampering Allegations

New Delhi (ABC Live): EVMs Tampering Allegations  :Certain baseless observations and allegations have been made by a leader of a political party today in a press conference regarding the use of EVMs. It has been alleged that EVMs as per law cannot be taken out for 45 days from the date of declaration of results but still EVMs for the bye-polls ... Read More »

India Claims Itself Electricity Exporter Country

New Delhi (ABC Live):Electricity Exporter Country :As per Central Electricity Authority, the Designated Authority of Government of India for Cross Border Trade of Electricity, 1st time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity. During the current year 2016-17 (April to February 2017), India has exported around 5,798 Million Units to Nepal, Bangladesh ... Read More »

INCOIS Maps Indian Coastal Vulnerability

New Delhi (ABC Live): INCOIS :The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has assessed shoreline change using the satellite data acquired during 1972-2000 in order to calculate the shoreline change rate. Shoreline change rate is one of the input parameters to calculate the coastal vulnerability index along the Indian coast. This work was carried out during the period ... Read More »

Ministry of Power Denies LED Bulbs Scam in UJALA Scheme

New Delhi (ABC Live): UJALA Scheme :In a response to allegations raised in some newspapers today , Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) a company under the administrative control of Ministry of Power has strongly refuted the claims, stating it is false, misleading and devoid of any facts. Dismissing the allegations, EESL has stated that LED bulbs are procured by the ... Read More »

India Extends Its Training Opportunities to IAEA Members

New Delhi (ABC Live):  IAEA  : Nuclear professionals from across Asia will benefit from extended cooperation agreed on by IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano and Sekhar Basu, Chairman of India’s Atomic Energy Commission last week. IAEA-nominated experts in advanced nuclear energy, nuclear security, radiological safety, nuclear material characterisation and applications of radioisotopes and radiation technologies will be able to use ... Read More »

Actions Starts at the Benami Transactions Act 2016

New Delhi (ABC Live):Benami Transactions Act 2016 : Though the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 1988 has been on the statute book since more than 28 years, the same could not be made operational because of certain inherent defects. With a view to providing effective regime for prohibition of benami transactions, the said Act was amended through the Benami Transactions Act ... Read More »