2 September 2016 Latest Current Affairs
In overall competitiveness Maharashtra emerges as top performer: Study Says
According to the annual report released on Friday by the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy is that Maharashtra is a most economically competitive Indian state in 2016. Maharashtra has also performed well in various categories related to quality of life, business, financial and manpower conditions among others. Delhi was graded second in the list start by Tamil Nadu. Gujarat came at fourth, Karnataka fifth, Uttar Pradesh was placed sixth, Andhra Pradesh seventh, West Bengal eighth, Kerala ninth and Haryana tenth. The rack up performing states is Mizoram, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, and Nagaland, Assam among others.
Public transport, Banking services strike in Punjab and Haryana leads to Bharat Bandh
Employees of different government departments joining one-day nationwide strike to protest against ‘anti-labour’ policies of the government. Services like public transport and banking hit in Haryana and Punjab and union territory Chandigarh. The government departments had already warned protestant to enforce ‘no work no pay’ policy and had set up control rooms to file complaint. Workers of departments like roadways, health, electricity, corporations held presentation at different places in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. In some places, employees claimed the district administration “forcefully” asked roadways workers to run buses.
New law on medical devices may frame: Minister Ananth Kumar
Government is likely to introduce a new law on medical devices to promote and improve the duty structure on imported equipment provide affordable healthcare to people.
Chemical and Fertilizer minister attend the conference on Medical technology where he would raise an issue, ban on import of a refurbished of medical devices with the Government of finance, health and environment. Bill can be introduced in parliament as soon as possible in winter session with input from the industry. Minister will discuss this issue within next 15 days to come up with the logical conclusion.
In China Prime Minister Modi leaves for G20 summit
Today in evening Prime Minister Modi left for Vietnam for attending G20 summit in Hangzhou, which is scheduled to start from Sunday in China. Government wants to stabilize the isobilateral relations with Vietnam and partnership between both the countries will benefit Asia and rest of the world.PMO said he wish to build a strong economic relation with Vietnam that can mutually benefit our citizens. At the G20 Summit, India is likely to raise a issues ranging from choking terror funding and checking tax evasion to reduce cost of remittances and market access for key drugs.
New deadline has been set up from the Lodha panel for BCCI
The panel has set a deadline for conducting an AGM and forming an Apex Council by 15 December.BCCI has challenged the Lodha panel reclaim. Creation of new BCCI committee and establishment of new management as per new rules should also happen by December 30. BCCI AGM has been attacked for September 21 as per the old constitution. The Lodha panel has reduced 9 member apex council to 7 with IPL franchise members being removed. The Lodha Panel has indrawn its idea of having two representatives of franchise in Apex Council as this could have created a site of battle of interest.