Page-4 of Archives: September, 2020

World Bank approved 200 million dollar loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) has approved a 200 million dollar loan for Bangladesh in order to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the ..

DRDO commences Production of Pinaka Missiles

The Defense Research Development Organization (DRDO) has  began the mass production of Pinaka rockets on September 26, 2020.   The Authority Holding Sealed Particulars (AHSP), which  is responsible for collecting and ..

ADB approved $300 million loan to develop Rajasthan’s secondary towns

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 300 million dollar (about Rs 2,200 crore) loan to develop the inclusive water supply, sanitation infrastructure and services in secondary towns of ..

World Environmental Health Day on 26 September

World Environmental Health Day is being observed globally today on 26th September. The day is celebrated to throw the light on important works being done on the environmental health around ..

Highlights of September 26 meeting of the Quad Grouping

Senior officials from the Foreign Ministries of the Quad group of countries met virtually on September 26, 2020. This meeting was held during the United Nations high level week. This ..

India-Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise- JIMEX 2020 Commenced today

Fourth edition of India-Japan Maritime bilateral exercise (JIMEX) began in North Arabian Sea from September 26, 2020. It will be conducted for three days. In the light of COVID-19 restrictions, ..

What is Positive Pay System for Cheques Payments?

The Reserve Bank of India has introduce  a “Positive Pay System”  that will come into effect from January 2021. The system has been launched to make the cheque payment more ..

Vodafone Vs India Case: Vodafone won tax case against India at International Arbitration Tribunal

Vodafone Group has won the tax case against India at the  international arbitration Tribunal over retrospective tax demand of ₹20,000 crore including the capital gains tax and withholding tax. The ..

CBDT Launched Faceless Income Tax Appeals

The Central Board of Direct Taxation (CBDT) has launched the faceless income tax appeals today on September 25, 2020. The Announcement was made by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ..

What are the New Evaluation Standards for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles?

The Central Government  has notified the standards for safety evaluation for hydrogen fuel-cell based vehicles on September 24, 2020. Notification was issued by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways ..