Daily Archives: April 26, 2016

Panic Button in Mobile Phone Handsets Rules 2016 Notified

By | April 26, 2016

‘Panic Button and Global Positioning System in Mobile Phone Handsets Rules 2016’ notified WCD Minister, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi congratulates Prime Minister on the historic step for safety of women The Department of Telecommunications has notified the “Panic Button and Global Positioning System in Mobile Phone Handsets Rules 2016”. The Ministry of Women and Child… Read More »

6 Inland Waterways in Odisha

By | April 26, 2016

Developing Inland Waterways in Odisha The following six waterways in the State of Odisha have been declared as National   Waterways under the National Waterways Act, 2016. National Waterway – 5 : Talcher-Dhamra stretch of Brahmani-Kharsua-Tantighai-Pandua Nala-Dudhei Nala-Kani Dhamra river system, Geonkhali-Charbatia stretch of East Coast Canal, Charbatia-Dhamra stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta Rivers,… Read More »

Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill 2016 Passed by Lok Sabha

By | April 26, 2016

Lok Sabha passes the The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016 The Lower House of the Parliament passed The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016. The Bill seeks to establish a Regional Centre for Biotechnology, an institution of education, training and research, under the auspices of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in… Read More »

Govt Draft Guidelines for Organ Donation

By | April 26, 2016

Draft Guidelines for Organ Donation   Draft guidelines for kidney had been placed in public domain for seeking comments and suggestions from the general public. Based on the comments received, the Government has since finalized the said guidelines and issued Allocation Criteria for deceased donor kidney transplant which have been uploaded on the website of National… Read More »

Accounting Standards Applicability as amended by MCA

By | April 26, 2016

Source ICAI Applicability of Accounting Standards amended by MCA vide Notification dated March 30, 2016 – (26-04-2016) 1.   The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, vide Notification No. G.S.R. 739(E), dated 7th December, 2006, notified Companies (Accounting Standards) Rules 2006, in the Official Gazette Rule 1, sub-rule (2), provided that the said Rules “shall come… Read More »

Handling of Court/CAT cases : CBEC Instructions

By | April 26, 2016

No.C-18013/08/2015-Ad . IVA Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise & Customs) 5th Floor, HUDCO Vishala Building, Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi. Dated: 22nd April, 2016. To All Principal Chief Commissioners/ Directors General and All Cadre Controlling authorities under CBEC Subject: Handling of Court/CAT cases by the filed formations… Read More »

Notaries (Amendment) Rules 2016

By | April 26, 2016

THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART II—SEC. 3(i)] MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Department of Legal Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 18th April, 2016 G.S.R. 429(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 of the Notaries Act, 1952 (53 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the… Read More »

Excise Duty Concession Certificate for Vehicle Purchase to Disabled

By | April 26, 2016

THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART II—SEC. 3(ii)] MINISTRY OF HEAVY INDUSTRIES AND PUBLIC ENTERPRISES (Department of Heavy Industry) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 21st April, 2016 AMENDMENT TO THE GUIDELINES FOR ISSUE OF EXCISE DUTY CONCESSION CERTIFICATE FOR PURCHASE OF VEHICLES BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITY S.O. 1468(E).—In partial modification of the guidelines for availing… Read More »

Excisability of bagasse ,circular withdrawn by Govt

By | April 26, 2016

Circular No. 1027/15/2016-CX F. No. 96/115/2015- CX.1 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue (Central Board of Excise & Customs) New Delhi, dated the 25th April, 2016 To Principal Chief Commissioner /Chief Commissioner of Central Excise (All), Principal Chief Commissioner /Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax (All), Principal Commissioner of Central… Read More »

Recovery of Stolen Antiquities from India

By | April 26, 2016

Recovery of Stolen Antiquities from India Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is making all efforts to recover stolen antiquities from abroad. Till date the Archaeological Survey of India has recovered eighteen numbers of antiquities from various countries. Details are given in Table-1 below:-   LIST OF RETRIEVAL OF ANTIQUITIES FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES   Sl. No Description… Read More »

Investments by Foreign Countries in India

By | April 26, 2016

Investments by Foreign Countries                Due to the continuous reforms and initiatives being undertaken by the Government the FDI equity inflow has  recorded a growth of 44%  in its 21 months tenure (June 2014 to February 2016) from US$ 43.87 billion to US$ 63.16 billion over the preceding period of 21 months (September, 2012… Read More »

Govt steps to make patent application process more transparent

By | April 26, 2016

Patent Applications   Pendency of patent applications is measured in terms of pending Requests of Examination awaiting disposal at different stages of processing in Patent Offices. Pendency in the Indian Patent Offices as on  01.04.2016, location-wise, is as under:- Location No. of Applications Delhi 88297 Chennai  78405 Kolkata  39911 Mumbai  31058 Total        237671   While… Read More »

Litigation Management and Dispute Resolution measures of CBEC

By | April 26, 2016

CBEC takes Litigation Management and Dispute Resolution measures; Field formations file applications for withdrawal in 980 and 2174 cases in High Courts and CESTAT respectively as per the new threshold monetary limits prescribed; Out of this, High Courts allow withdrawal in 250 cases and CESTAT in 202 cases. The Central Board of Excise and Customs… Read More »

e-Classes and e-Books by Indian Govt for Education

By | April 26, 2016

e-Classes and e-Books   The Ministry of HRD has a proposal to impart education through e-Classes and e-books for the college students. About 93,000 e-Books for the college students are already available under National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) Programme. However, education through e-Classes under a programme called Study Webs of… Read More »