28 November 2016 Current Affairs

Enrol applicants of JEE exam for Aadhar on priority basis, says UIDAI

“UIDAI has directed all its Registrars and enrolment agencies to enroll JEE applicants on priority basis,” UIDAI Chief Executive Officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey said in a statement. It is directed by Unique ID Authority of India to all registrars and enrollment agencies to enroll applicants of CBSE’s Joint Entrance Examination on priority basis.”UIDAI has directed all its Registrars and enrolment agencies to enrol JEE applicants on priority basis,” UIDAI Chief Executive Officer Ajay Bhushan Pandey said in a statement. UIDAI has already issued more than 108.27 crore Aadhaar numbers to the residents of India. In the age group of 5-18 years, 24.3 crore Aadhaars (69.5 per cent) have been generated as of November 15, 2016.


World Robot Olympiad 2016: Team “High Voltage” from India wins silver

The World Robot Olympiad India (WRO India) which is one of the largest robotics competitions in India for students was conducted on November 26 and 27.The World Robot Olympiad India (WRO India) which is one of the largest robotics competitions in India for students was conducted on November 26 and 27 at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida. Team “High Voltage” from India (Gurugram) won silver in the regular junior high category, outshining over 450 teams.


Income Tax law to be changed to raise penalty, lock funds for ‘welfare of poor’

The government introduced amendments to the Income Tax Act in Lok Sabha on Monday to enable them to impose a higher penalty and tax rate on assesses of unexplained deposits. Around three weeks after its announcement to withdraw high-denomination currency notes, the government introduced amendments to the Income Tax Act in Lok Sabha on Monday to enable them to impose a higher penalty and tax rate on assesses of unexplained deposits. The Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016 also proposes to introduce a scheme named the ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016’ (PMGKY), under which the declarant will have to pay a tax of 30 per cent on the undisclosed income, a penalty of 10 per cent and a surcharge called ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Cess’ of 33 per cent on the tax payable.


India vs. England, 3rd Test: Spinners put India in control, with bat and ball

Alastair Cook looked plumb in front as India appealed for an leg-before in England’s second innings. R Ashwin was getting the ball to do things. The ball turned away from the left-handed Cook and umpire raised his finger. Ashwin had struck. India celebrated but Cook consulted Joe Root and went for review. The relays showed that the ball had pitched just outside leg-stump line. Not out. How could Cook survive two reviews in two over’s? Clearly he was living on the edge. He had survived another review in the previous over, bowled by Ravindra Jadeja.
But it was a matter of time before Ashwin dismissed the England captain. The off-spinner got one to go through Cook’s defence and knocked over his middle stump. He later deceived promoted batsman Moeen Ali in the flight to have him caught at mid-on.

Updated: November 30, 2016 — 8:17 am

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