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National News Daily Current Affairs Download – 18 June 2016
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☀ At the two-day Rajasva Gyan Sangam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked senior tax officials to aim for widening the tax net from the present 5.4 crore households to 10 crore households, by changing their attitudes towards taxpayers.
- He has given a five-point charter to tax administrators embodied in the word ‘RAPID.’
- These are: revenue, accountability, probity, information and digitisation.
- PM has also asked the officers to ensure their behaviour is soft and sober and change their attitude so that fear of harassment is erased from the minds of taxpayers.
☀ The government has released the draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy which aims at providing a framework to promote large grid connected wind-solar PV system for efficient utilisation of transmission infrastructure.
- The goal of the policy is to reach wind-solar hybrid capacity of 10 GW by 2022.
☀ Visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said that India’s public and private businesses are ready to invest in resource-rich Namibia’s mining sector using environment-friendly processes to back the country’s developmental goals.
☀ After science and mathematics Olympiad, the NCERT is set to organise the first ever ‘Yoga Olympiad’ for all government and government-aided schools students ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21.
☀ The Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT), the premier Aviation technical training establishment of the Indian Navy celebrated 60th anniversary on 17 June.
☀ South-west monsoon made its way to Bihar, Odisha and West Bengal with rains drenching parts of the three states.
☀ The government has approved proposal to set up a Central Marine Police Force to protect sea, coasts, ports and vital institutions along 7,516-km national coastline.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 18 June 2016
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☀ In Brazil, Rio de Janeiro has declared a financial emergency less than 50 days before the Olympics. Rio’s interim Governor has blamed the crisis on a tax shortfall, especially from the oil industry, while Brazil overall has faced a deep recession.
☀ “Ganges-Danube Cultural Festival of India” in Hungary has begun at Vigado Theatre in Budapest, Hungary. The Festival will showcase Indian culture, i.e. dance, music, yoga, film and exhibitions. Hungarian artists, proficient in Indian art forms will also participate in the programme.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Download – 18 June 2016
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☀ Non resident indians (NRIs) can now open National Pension Savings (NPS) accounts online if they have Aadhaar Card or PAN card. Till now, NRIs could open NPS accounts only through paper applications by approaching Bank offices.
- NPS can provide a long term solution to their old age income security.
- NRIs can now open NPS Accounts online if they have Aadhaar Card or PAN card
☀ The Central Board of Direct Taxes,CBDT will soon launch an E-Nivaran portal for speedy redresal of taxpayers’ grievances.
☀ State Bank of India has floated a Rs.200 crore fund to assist start-ups in the fintech space. The fund is named ‘IT Innovation Start-up Fund’ , which will consider assistance of up to Rs.3 crore to a firm registered in India for promoting their business innovations using technology in financial services sector.
18 June 2016 – Sports Current Affairs Download News Today
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☀ Australia beats India 3-1 in the final of Champions Trophy Hockey tournament in London. The Indian team settled for silver after losing to Australia in penalty shootout.
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