Tag: Current Affairs of 16 & 17 November 2017

President inaugurates 37th India International Trade Fair in New Delhi

  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

Cabinet clears setting up of GST anti-profiteering authority

  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

NEA, CTGC sign JV pact for construction of West Seti Hydropower Project

  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.