President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The 14-day annual event is organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO). The theme of the fair is “Startup India Standup India”. Vietnam is the Partner Country, while Kyrgyzstan is the Focus Country. Jharkhand is
Tag: Current Affairs of 16 & 17 November 2017
Power Minister R K Singh has said that state-run National Thermal Power Corporation Limited will float a tender to buy farm stubble at Rs. 5,500 per tonne to use as fuel at its power plants. Mr Singh said, through this the farmers can earn around Rs. 11,000 per acre from the sale of stubble
Cabinet has approved creation of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST, to ensure benefits of reduction in indirect tax rates are passed on to consumers. The authority will comprise a standing committee, screening committee in every state and Director General of safeguards in the central board of Excise and customs. The constitution of NAA
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed a joint venture agreement with a Chinese company to construct 750-MW West Seti Hydropower Project. The agreement was signed in Kathmandu by NEA Executive Director Kulman Ghising and representatives of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC). It will be one of the largest reservoir type hydro project in Nepal.