Page-45 of Current Affairs - July, 2022

GST Council Meeting-Highlights

47th GST Council Meeting was held in Chandigarh. In a two-day meeting GST Council recommended rate changes on certain items. These changes will be made effective from July 18, 2022. Recent Rate Changes GST on ink, lights, LED lamps and metal printed circuit board has been hiked to 18% from earlier 12%. GST rate on ..

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India forum for Nature-Based Solution

India Forum for Nature-Based Solutions was launched at the 11th World Urban Forum in Poland. The forum was collectively launched by National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), World Resources Institute India (WRI India),  Climate Centre for Cities (NIUA C-Cube),  and their partners launched India Forum for Nature-Based Solutions. Highlights It is India’s first national coalition platform ..

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ISRO: Launch of PSLV C-53 Satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched PSLV-C53 mission from Sri harikota, Andhra Pradesh. It carried three satellites from Singapore.   Highlights PSLV-C53 is the second dedicated commercial mission of the space agency’s commercial arm NewSpace India Limited (NSIL). PSLV-C53 successfully injected the satellites at an altitude of 570 km with 10-degree inclination. The four-stage, ..

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Computerisation of Primary Agriculture and Credit Society (PACS)

Cabinet has approved computerisation of primary agricultural credit societies (PACS) with total outlay of 2516 crore rupees. Highlights The project has proposed computerization of about 63,000 functional PACS over a period of five years. The project focuses on improving efficiency of PACS, bringing transparency and accountability in their operations. Out of total budget outlay of 2,516 ..

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Abhyas High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT)

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested Abhyas, which is a high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT). This was flight-tested from Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur, off the Bay of Bengal coast in Odisha. Highlights Abhyas has been designed and developed by Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), of DRDO. The test demonstrated the performance at low ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: July 1, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 1, 2022 INDIA – Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde sworn in as new CM, BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis as Deputy CM – Uddhav Thackeray resigned as CM after SC refused to stay the floor test in the Assembly – ISRO successfully launches PSLV-C53 with three ..

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