Page-5 of Current Affairs - February, 2019

Houses built under Indian Housing Project handed over to Beneficiaries

Over 150 houses, built by India under the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka were handed over to beneficiaries. The houses were handed over in a special ceremony at Bridwell Estate in Bogawantalawa, Hatton. The ceremony was attended by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and  Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanks Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Indian ..

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GST council reduces Tax rates on Housing

The GST council has decided to slash the tax rate on under-construction residential properties and the affordable housing projects category. Decision of GST council The GST council has reduced the GST rate for under construction from the present 12 per cent to 5 per cent. The GST rate for affordable housing category is now 1 ..

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New campus of Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology Inaugurated

Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated Atal Bhavan,  the new campus of Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), at Puthuvype, Cochin, in Kerala. Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology The Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE) under the Ministry of Earth Science is organizing, coordinating and promoting ocean ..

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CIPET centre in Tripura Inaugurated

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D V Sadananda Gowda inaugurated the centre of the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in Tripura. The CIPET in Tripura would produce 1500 skilled workers per annum. Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) was established in 1968 with the ..

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Fire at Bandipur Tiger Reserve

A major fire has broken out in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve and National Park in Chamarajanagar District of Karnataka. Hundreds of acres of forest area have been destroyed in the fire and the fire has even spread to the core area. Due to the fire at the core area, huge damage and loss to the wildlife are expected. The strong winds are ..

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