Daily Archive: March 2, 2017

AIR spotlight summary on “Task force to weed out shell companies”.

    AIR spotlight summary on “Task force to weed out shell companies”. Introduction The government announced a crackdown on shell companies, used largely for tax evasion and money laundering, after it found strong evidence of misuse of these firms over the last few months during demonetisation. The Centre announced the setting up of a task force, co-chaired by secretaries in the revenue department and corporate affairs...

Lok Sabha TV: Public Forum: QR Codes-The Future of Payments

    Lok Sabha TV: Public Forum: QR Codes-The Future of Payments   The launch of Bharat Quick Response Code to enable people to pay for things they buy without swiping plastic cards is a welcome step. It was launched on February 20th 2017 which makes digital payments seamless and convenient for customers and helps Government’s push to move towards...

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 02 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  02 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2017. It...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 March 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 02 March 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   7th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics Processing Industry (2016-17)   Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananthkumar recently presented the 7th National Awards for Technology Innovation in Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastics...