Page-13 of Current Affairs - January, 2019

Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of National Bench of Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal. Features of the National Bench of Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal The features of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) are: The National Bench of the Goods and Services ..

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AIIMS paper on Neonatal sepsis: Important Facts

The Doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have published a paper ‘Neonatal Sepsis in South Asia: Huge burden and spiralling antimicrobial resistance’, in the British Medical Journal. Neonatal sepsis is a type of neonatal infection that occurs in an infant younger than 90 days old. It is an invasive infection usually bacterial. Key findings in ..

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SC to Examine 10 per cent Quota for Economically Weaker Sections

The Supreme Court has decided to examine the constitutional validity of 103rd constitutional amendment act which provides for 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections. Hearing the petitions filed by parties including organisations like Janhit Abhiyan, Youth for Equality and businessman Tehseen Poonawalla, the Supreme Court said that it would examine the matter and issued a notice ..

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ISRO puts 'lightest satellite' Kalamsat V2 into orbit

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has launched the Kalamsat-V2 from Sriharikota space centre. Kalamsat-V2 The satellite is named after former president and Indian scientist Dr Abdul Kalam. The features of the Kalamsat V2 satellite are: It is the lightest satellite to be ever built and launched into orbit and it is also Isro’s first launch ..

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IPS officer Aparna Kumar completes South Pole expedition

Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Aparna Kumar who is on deputation to Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) become the first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) and ITBP officer to successfully conquer the South Pole. South Pole The South Pole is the southernmost point on the surface of the Earth and is at the centre of the Southern Hemisphere. ..

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