Page-5 of Current Affairs - February, 2015

Union Cabinet gives nod for 15000 MW grid-connected solar projects

Union Cabinet on 25 February 2015 approved the implementation of the scheme for setting up of 15,000 Mega Watt (MW) Grid-connected Solar Photo Voltaic Power projects under the National Solar Mission. This decision was taken at Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Facts about approved Scheme It will be implemented under the ..

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Union Cabinet gives approval for establishing New Development Bank & BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement

Union Cabinet on 25 February 2015 gave its approval for establishing the New Development Bank (NDB) and the BRICS Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA). This decision was taken in Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Benefits of New Development Bank (NDB) Mobilise resources for projects related to infrastructure and sustainable development among member ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod for creation of two additional benches of the Authority for Advance Rulings (Income Tax)

Union Cabinet on 25 February 2015 gave nod for creation of two additional benches of the Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR- Income Tax). This decision was taken in Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to enable resident taxpayers to obtain an advance ruling in respect of their income tax liability ..

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TRAI amends regulation to facilitate Pan-India Mobile Number Portability

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 25 February 2015 has amended regulation to allow Pan-India Mobile Number Portability (MNP). In this regard, TRAI has issued 6th amendment to the Telecommunication Mobile Number Portability Regulation, 2009. It will come into effect from 3rd May 2015. Key facts MNP enables mobile telephone users to retain their mobile ..

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44 Armoured Regiment of Indian Army honoured with President's Standards

44 Armoured Regiment of Indian Army on 25 February 2015 was honoured with President’s Standards for its meritorious and distinguished service to the nation for more than three decades. The honour was bestowed on 44 Armoured Regiment by Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh on behalf of the President Paranb Mukherjee at function held ..

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