Page-5 of Nirmala Sitharaman Current Affairs, GK & News

Rs. 5,908 crore Additional Central Assistance to 7 States

The Centre has approved the release of funds amounting to Rs.5908 crores to 7 states. The High-Level Committee today was chaired by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi. Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, and Tripura are the states on the roll to receive the funds. The funds have been ..

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Finance Minister launches ‘eBkray’ auction platform for assets attached by banks

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched eBkray or eBक्रय,  an common e-auction platform to enable online auction of attached assets transparently and cleanly for the improved realization of value by banks. The e-auction platform is now linked on Indian Banks Auctions Mortgaged Properties Information (IBAPI) portal and guidelines have been made available. About eBkray ..

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 Finance Commission suggests GST Council for Three Slabs

The fifteenth Finance Commission headed by Retired IAS officer Nand Kishore Singh is about to commence its tenure of 5 years from 1st April 2020- 31st  March 2025. The commission constituted on 27th November 2017 will recommend fiscal matters and tax devolution formula to the Central Government over its tenure. On Sunday, 23rd December 2019 ..

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In a first, GST Council fixes 28% uniform tax rate for lottery

In a first, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting resorted to voting to decide on an issue, as all the earlier decisions by GST Council had been taken through consensus. The controversial issue of GST rate for lotteries was decided on basis of voting, with the GST Council headed by Finance Minister Nirmala ..

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Angela Merkel tops 2019 Forbes’ List of World’s most-powerful women

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has topped the Forbes’ 2019 edition of 100 World’s Most Powerful Women for the ninth consecutive year. She was joined in top spots by fellow prominent female political leaders. The 65-year-old German leader has made 14 appearances in list’s 16-year history of Forbes magazine which releases a wide-ranging list intended to ..

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