Page-3 of Current Affairs - June, 2017

NALSA has launched Web Application for Legal Services to Prisoners

NALSA has launched a web application for free Legal Services to Prisoners at the conference held at Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. The Conference saw the participation of Member Secretaries and administrative officers of 18 State Legal Services Authorities. The Legal Services Management System has been developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). Salient Facts The State Legal Services Authorities and ..

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US issues New Visa Criteria for Six Muslim Countries

The US has issued new criteria for visa applicants from six Muslim countries. The US Supreme Court has partially restored President Trump’s executive order that banned travel of people from the six Muslim-majority countries. President’s executive order was widely criticised as a ban on Muslims. Salient Facts As per the new criteria, applicants from the six Muslim-majority countries must prove ..

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India offers $100,000 to UN Tax Fund

India has contributed $ 100,000 to the UN Trust Fund for International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN Tax Fund). The fund is aimed at helping the developing countries to actively participate in the discussion of tax issues. This was announced by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs Office for Financing, Development Office. India has also ..

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PM Modi inaugurates Centenary Celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the centenary celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. The Prime Minister has also released the coin and postal stamp in the honour of Shrimad Rajchandraji on his 150th birth anniversary at Abhay Ghat. Shrimad Rajchandraji was the guru to Mahatma Gandhi Sabarmati Ashram Sabarmati Ashram otherwise called as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram is located on the ..

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NASA achieves a major milestone in developing Quieter Supersonic Jet

NASA has reached a major milestone in developing a quieter supersonic passenger jet that is capable of safely travelling over land. Salient Highlights NASA has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) aircraft design. NASA had forged a partnership with Lockheed Martin, in February 2016 for the QueSST preliminary design. With ..

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