Abolition of Institution of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman

Cabinet has approved the proposal for Abolition of Institution of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman.The approval comes in the wake of alternative complaint redressal mechanisms chosen by public and the institution of Ombudsman could not prove to be more effective than regular existing parallel channels of grievance redressal, both the institutions of Income-Tax OmbudsmanContinue reading “Abolition of Institution of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman”

International Financial Services Centres (IFSC) CURRENT AFFAIRS #UPSC

News: Cabinet has approved the setting up of a unified authority that would regulate all the financial services in IFSCs About An IFSC is aimed at encouraging Indian companies that are conducting business in foreign financial centres such as London and Singapore, to bring that business to India by providing them with a global-standard regulatory andContinue reading “International Financial Services Centres (IFSC) CURRENT AFFAIRS #UPSC”

Lok Sabha okays bill to make Aadhaar linkage voluntary

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed a bill to amend three laws to provide legal backing to the government’s decision to allow voluntary linkage of Aadhaar with mobile phone numbers and bank accounts. The bill seeking to amend the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016, the IndianContinue reading “Lok Sabha okays bill to make Aadhaar linkage voluntary”

Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs /2019 / JANUARY 2019 / 05 January / 5th January – Petroglyphs  05 January News: Andhra Pradesh’s second largest petroglyph site, containing about 80 petroglyhs, has been discovered at Mekala Benchi, near Aspari, in Kurnool district About Petroglyphs are images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, picking, carving, or abrading, as a form of rock art. Kandanathi,Continue reading “Petroglyphs”

Application for IAS exam must be treated as an attempt in itself, UPSC tells govt

UPSC says 10 lakh candidates apply on average but only half appear for the exam & this stretches commission’s resources. New Delhi: If a civil services aspirant applies to take the exam to become a civil servant but does not eventually appear for the test, it should be treated as one of the handful of attemptsContinue reading “Application for IAS exam must be treated as an attempt in itself, UPSC tells govt”