Maharashtra: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

President Approves Amendments to Indian Stamp Act 1899

Published: February 22, 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind has given the assent for the amendments to the Indian Stamp Act 1899 introduced as part of the Finance Act 2019. Amendments Proposed The amendments proposed are: Creation of the legal and institutional mechanism to enable states to collect stamp duty on securities market instruments at one place by one agency (through ..

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Plea in Supreme Court in favour of Two Child Policy

Published: February 8, 2019

A plea filed lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay in Supreme Court has sought the declaration of the ‘two-child norm’ as a mandatory criterion for government jobs, aids and subsidies and urged that the law dealing with the condition for recognition of a state or national party be suitably amended in this direction. The plea lists the following ..

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Vidarbha claim 2nd successive Ranji Trophy

Published: February 8, 2019

The defending champions Vidarbha won the 85th Ranji Trophy title. The defending champions defeated Saurashtra by 78 runs in the final. Score Card of the Ranji Final Clash Vidarbha: 312 and 200 Saurashtra: 307 and 127 Aditya Sarwate of was Vidarbha was declared man of the match for his 11 wickets in the match and ..

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Maharashtra government launches a special scheme to curb infant deaths

Published: January 30, 2019

The Maharashtra government has launched a special scheme to curb infant deaths. The scheme is applicable only for the first child and will benefit around four lakh women across the state, Women. Each kit contains a blanket, a small mattress, a towel, a thermometer, baby oil, shampoo, toys, nail-cutter, gloves, socks, among other things. The ..

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Awards under Swasth Bharat Yatra

Published: January 29, 2019

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) had launched Swasth Bharat Yatra to amplify its Eat Right India initiative. Swasth Bharat Yatra was a 100-day consumer outreach programme. The Yatra saw the participation of around 2.5 crore people across various States and UTs. It also led to the creation of 21,000 local ‘Eat ..

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