20 September 2016 Current Affairs
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has ordered all tax offices to install a display board
In a tender to check corruption in the income tax department, all tax offices will now prestigious display numbers where the CBI can be reached in case anyone asks for a bribe. The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has command all tax offices to install a display board asking people to contact CBI in case of any demand for bribe.“All the Chief Commissioners of Income Tax (CCITs) or Principal Director General of Income Tax (DGITs) are requested to protect that such a display board is placed along with details of the disturbed Anti-corruption Branch of the CBI in each of the offices under their jurisdiction within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of this communication,” the CBDT order said.
Pakistan as a “safe haven” for terrorist John Kerry utter to Nawaz Sharif
US Secretary of State John Kerry has asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to prevent terrorists from using Pakistani territory as safe havens, as he convey strong affect over the violence in Kashmir particularly the terror attack on an Indian army base. Kerry met Sharif on Monday on the diversion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly. Sharif raised the issue of so-called human rights violations and killings in Kashmir and peruses American help to resolve the Kashmir issue.
In PISA 2018 Maharashtra will participate: a step towards quality secondary education
Maharashtra is all set to participate in International Student Assessment (PISA) to be grasping in the year 2018 so as to enhance and improve the kind of secondary education provided to students studying in the state school. The survey is organize once in three years and is designed and conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). It is a receive litmus test for evaluation where students stand alongside their concentration at something from other countries. It measures the performance of 15-year-olds in reading, Math’s and Science.
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Primary education to be covey in Mother tongue: Goa CM
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Sunday said that schools will be established to impart primary education in mother tongue and it is up to their parents to decide whether they want their children to study in that school or not. BJP believes in conveying primary education in mother tongue, but it is not under the party to withdraw allow in help that has been given to 132 English medium schools run by churches on Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch’s demand, said the Chief Minister on addressing Mahila Marcha Workers.
27 new smart cities have been announced in third list: Amritsar top the list
Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday announced the fresh set of 27 cities for financing under the Government Front runner Smart City Mission. As per the Misison guidelines, as many as 40 cities have to be announced during this financial year, as the government had already announced 13 cities in May. In January, the government had announced a list of 20 cities for incomplete funding to be developed as smart cities, which would have facilities such as self-reliant water and power supply, sanitation and solid waste management systems, efficient urban mobility and public transportation, IT connectivity and e-governance, among others.