Daily Archives: November 7, 2015

Govt hikes excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.60 and Rs 0.40 per litre respectively

By | November 7, 2015

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 43/2015-Central Excise New Delhi, the 6th November, 2015 G.S.R. (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944… Read More »

Swachh Bharat Cess Notification

By | November 7, 2015

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 6th November, 2015 No. 22/2015-Service Tax G.S.R. 843(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) read with sub-section (5) of section 119 of the Finance Act, 2015 (20 of 2015), the Central Government,… Read More »

Chartered Accountants Exam Reschedule for certain cities in Kerala

By | November 7, 2015

THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA (Set up by an Act of Parliament) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 27th October, 2015 No. 13-CA(Exam)/N/2015/II.—In partial modification of the Institute’s Notification No. 13-CA(Exam)/ N/2015 dated 21st July, 2015, it is hereby notified for general information that in view of the Election to the local bodies in Kerala… Read More »

Mission Mode for electrifying remaining villages by March 2017

By | November 7, 2015

States unanimously decide to adopt Mission Mode for electrifying remaining villages by March 2017; Also resolve to replace all existing conventional street lights with LED by 2018-19 ; Nine States to replace 10% of existing pumps with Energy Efficient ones in one year Power Ministers of all States and Union Territories have unanimously decided to… Read More »

Committee recommendations for changes in JEE from 2017

By | November 7, 2015

Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) Constituted by the IIT council submits its report to the Government The Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) constituted by the IIT Council under the Chairmanship of Prof Ashok Misra submitted its report to the Government of India on 5th November 2015. The Committee made the following recommendations: 1. Major changes… Read More »

PM announces 80,000 crore rupee package for Jammu and Kashmir

By | November 7, 2015

Prime Minister’s Office 07-November, 2015 PM addresses public meeting at Sher E Kashmir Stadium, SrinagarThe Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today announced a development package of eighty thousand crore rupees for the State of Jammu and Kashmir. In his address at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar, Shri Narendra Modi recalled former Prime Minister Shri Atal… Read More »

QR Code for Electronic Motor Insurance Policies

By | November 7, 2015

Ref:IRDA/INT/CIRC/INSRE/197/11/2015 Date:06-11-2015 Electronic Motor Insurance Policies: As a part of their digital initiative, the Govt of Telanganais agreeable to recognize the electronic version of Motor Insurance policies as evidence of insurance of vehicles. Issuance of electronic Motor policies can be seen in the light of cost efficiency, faster delivery of insurance policies and arresting fraud.… Read More »

SATYAM -Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Science & Technology 06-November, 2015 Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) A new programme called SATYAM-“Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation” has been launched to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation. An objective of SATYAM is to harness knowledge obtained in academic institutions and other related agencies… Read More »

Ministry of Railways Amends Refund Rules of Railway Ticket

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Railways 06-November, 2015 The New Refund Rules to be Effective from 12th November, 2015 The Move to help the Genuine Passengers and will help Plug the Scope of Misues of Ticketing Activity and Discourage Touts / Agents on Black-Marketing of Tickets In a major move to help the genuine passengers and to plug… Read More »

I LED the Way website for taking the pledge to switch to LED bulbs

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Power 06-November, 2015 Piyush Goyal Pledges to Make India Brighter and Smarter; Launches iLEDtheway Microsite Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy launched the microsite www.iledtheway.in during the Conference of Power, Mines & Renewable Energy Ministers of States/UTs in Kochi , Kerala today. Speaking… Read More »

Comments invited on The Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules 2015

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Mines Invites Comments on draft rules “The Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules , 2015” by 20th November, 2015 The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft rules named “ The Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules 2015 ” for the provisions relating… Read More »

Census 2011 data on literacy, workers and educational levels released

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Home Affairs 06-November, 2015 RGI releases Census 2011 data on literacy, workers and educational levels Improvement at Middle and Higher Education level Literacy status and educational levels of workers and non-workers also improves The Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India released  data  of Census 2011 on Highest Educational Level Attained among population… Read More »

Swachh Brarat Cess at the rate of 0.5% on all Taxable services

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Finance 06-November, 2015 Government decides to impose a Swachh Brarat Cess at the rate of 0.5% on all serviceS presently liable to service tax, with effect from 15th November 2015; Proceeds from this cess to be exclusively used for Swachh Bharat initiatives Swachh Bharat Cess is not another tax but a step towards… Read More »

National Policy on Marine Fisheries to be reviewed

By | November 7, 2015

Ministry of Agriculture 06-November, 2015 The Government is in the process of revising National Policy on Marine Fisheries. A committee under the chairmanship of DG, ICAR is seeking the inputs from stakeholders. The new policy will ensure all-round development of Fisheries sector in the country. Addressing the consultative committee of the ministry of agriculture and… Read More »