Tag: Current Affairs of 18 September 2017

UNSC express concern over Myanmar

  The UN Security Council has expressed concern over violence in Myanmar’s restive Rakhine state from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh, asking the government to take immediate steps to de-escalate the situation and re-establish law and order. An estimated 380,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees have fled Myanmar and reached Bangladesh after a

GSTN reopens window for composition scheme

  The GST Network has reopened the facility for small taxpayers with turnover of upto 75 lakh rupees to opt for composition scheme. Such small taxpayers will have time till September 30 to opt for the scheme, which offers easy compliance for business as returns are to be filed only quarterly. Taxpayers were earlier given

UN aviation agency to call for global drone registry

  The United Nations’ aviation agency is backing the creation of a single global drone registry, as part of broader efforts to come up with common rules for flying and tracking unmanned aircraft. While the International Civil Aviation Organization cannot impose regulations on countries, ICAO has proposed formation of the registry during a Montreal symposium

Policy groups forms for Artificial Intelligence

  Amid a raging global debate on the consequences of artificial intelligence (AI), India has formed a “policy group” to study the new technologies and recommend a framework for its adoption. Policy group has been created by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology with representation from the academia, which has done a lot of