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Enemy Property Ordinance 2016 Comes Into Force

New Delhi (ABC Live): Enemy Property Ordinance : The President of India has promulgated the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance,2016 on January 07, 2016 to make amendments to the Enemy Property Act, 1968. The amendments through the Ordinance include that once an enemy property is vested in the Custodian, it shall continue to be vested in him as enemy …

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DPRK Tests Hydrogen Bomb Ignoring CTBT

New Delhi (ABC Live):6 January 2016 Following the announcement today by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) that it has carried out a hydrogen bomb test, the head of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that if the nuclear test is confirmed, it is in clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions and is “deeply regrettable.” “I …

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NHRC Issues Notices to Bihar Over Deplorable Prisons

New Delhi, 6th January, 2016(ABC Live):NHRC :The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report revealing the deplorable conditions prevailing in the prisons of Bihar. This story is based on an exhaustive report titled “Prisons of Bihar:- Status Report-2015″ prepared by Smita Chakraburty, an activist and researcher. She was assigned a project by Justice V.N. Sinha, …

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India Gets River Information System

New Delhi (ABC Live): Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the River Information System (RIS) System at a function in New Delhi today. The first of its kind in India, the new system will facilitate safe and accurate navigation on National Waterway – 1 on the Ganges River. RIS is being implemented under the …

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NHAI Turns Strict Over Loaded Vehicles on Highways

New Delhi (ABC Live): In a major move to deter plying of overloaded vehicles on highways, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to force them off the roads till the extra load is removed at the cost and risk of the transporters. This will be in addition to levying of penal charges of ten times the applicable …

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India Jumps BS IV to BS VI Emission Norms

New Delhi (ABC Live): BS VI Emission Norms : Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to leapfrog from BS-IV to  BS-VI Emission Norms BS-VI emission norms directly by 01.04.2020. A unanimous decision was taken today in a meeting chaired by Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari and attended by Minister of Heavy Industries …

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35 Worst LWE Affected Districts Get 1000 Crores

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh approved the State wise allocation of Additional Central Assistance (ACA) of Rs.1000 crores to 35 worst Left Wing Extremist ,LWE affected districts in seven states. Out of these 35 districts, there are 16 affected districts in Jharkhand, 8 in Chhattisgarh, 6 in Bihar, 2 in Odisha and one each in Maharashtra, …

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4,164 Crores Black Money Declared Under Black Money Act

New Delhi (ABC Live): Black Money :A total of 644 declarations have been made under the compliance window provided in the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 which closed on 30th September, 2015. The amount involved in these 644 declarations was 4,164 crores. The declarants were liable to pay tax at the rate of …

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Cabinet Approves CCI International MoUs

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval to the Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Competition Commission of India (CCI) and Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) with Foreign Countries/Organizations. The Memoranda of Understanding are between the following: (i)                Ministry of Corporate Affairs and …

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Cabinet Approves ILO Recommendations No.204

New Delhi (ABC Live):ILO Recommendations :The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for placing the new Instrument adopted by International Labour Organization (ILO) – Recommendations concerning ‘The Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy (No.204)’ before the Parliament. The International Labour Conference of ILO at its 104th Session held in …

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