Page-29 of Current Affairs - June, 2021

Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining facility launched in U.S.

As per owner of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, his payments venture Square will partner with blockchain technology firm Block-stream Mining in a bid to build an open-source, solar-powered bitcoin mining facility in United Nations. Aim of the move Launch of solar-powered bitcoin mining facility aims to drive adoption and efficiency of renewables within the bitcoin ecosystem. ..

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World Ocean Day 2021

World will observe the World Ocean Day on June 8, 2021 under the theme- ‘The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods’. About World Ocean Day The day is observed annually on June 8. The day provides governments across the world an opportunity to inform people about impact of economic activities and human actions on ocean. How this ..

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Delhi’s ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ Campaign

Delhi government launched a vaccination campaign ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ to vaccinate people of Delhi against Covid-19. Under the campaign, people aged 45 and above will be given vaccine at the polling booths. Highlights While launching the campaign, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal highlighted, jabs will be provided to people above 45 years at places where ..

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Income Tax Department to launch its new e-filing portal

Income Tax Department is set to launch its new ITR e-filing portal, which can be accessed through website called “www.incometax.gov.in’’. ITR e-filing portal ITR e-filing portal will be launched with aim of providing a modern, seamless and more convenient experience to taxpayers. Portal has been integrated with immediate processing of Income Tax Returns and quick refunds ..

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G7 deal on Minimum Global Corporate Tax

Recently, Group of seven (G7) advanced economies signed a landmark deal on taxing multinational companies. As per the deal, minimum global tax rate would be at least 15 percent. Key Points Agreement was signed by finance ministers of United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Canada, France, Italy and Japan. It opens way for levies on multinational ..

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