Page-7 of Current Affairs - December, 2020

Assam’s Bill to abolish State-run Madrassas

The Assam Government recently tabled a bill that will abolish all the state-run Madrassas and will convert them into schools from April 1, 2021. The bill is called Assam Repealing Bill, 2020. Key Features of the Bill The bill will abolish two existing acts namely, The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995. Assam Madrassa Education ..

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Current Affairs – December 28, 2020 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs December 28, 2020. Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Bill, 2020 The Madhya Pradesh cabinet recently approved the Religious Freedom Bill, 2020. Under the bill, forcing religious conversions will attract fine of Rs ..

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Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to inaugurate Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Section. The section will open new opportunities for local industries such as textile production, glassware industry, block printing, pottery products, hing production, locks and hardware. Command Centre of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor The Operation Control Centre at Prayagraj is to act as the ..

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ICC T20 and ODI Teams of the Decade

The International Cricket Council recently announced the Men’s T20I (Twenty 20 International), ODI (One Day International) and Test Teams of the decade. The teams were announced based on the consistency of the players over the period of last ten years. Key Highlights The former Indian Captain MS Dhoni was named as the Captain of ODI ..

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Digital India Awards, 2020: Bihar wins in Pandemic category

The Chief Minister Secretariat of Bihar, National Informatics Centre and the Disaster Management Department have been jointly chosen as winners in “Pandemic Category” in Digital India Awards, 2020. Earlier the Uttar Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Department won the Digital India Award, 2020 under the “Excellence in Digital Governance” category. It was selected for its ..

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What is 1% Cash Payment Norm in GST?

The Department of Revenue recently announced that the GST tax payers should compulsorily pay at least 1% of their tax in cash. This is to come into effect from January 1, 2021. 1% Cash Payment Norms The 1% Cash Payment norms is applicable to all the 45,000 taxpayers. This is being introduced to curb tax ..

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