Wednesday, 22 July 2020

July 22:Current Affairs

1)MOU SIGNED BETWEEN CDB &MOMSME;


  • A  formal MoU was signed between the Central Board of Direct Taxes, CBDT and Ministry of MSME for sharing of data by CBDT to the ministry. 
  • The MoU will facilitate seamless sharing of certain income tax return related information by the Income Tax Department to MSME Ministry. 


2)NOVEL QUICK RESPONSE MECHANISM IMPLEMENTED ;


  • A novel quick response mechanism is being implemented in the largely rural Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu, near Trichy. 
  • The scheme called "RACE" is an integrated approach for the quick resolution of various kinds of emergencies. 

Did You Know?

        RACE-Rapid Action Force for Community  Emergency.

3)A STATEMENT OF INTENT SIGNED;


  • Youth Affairs secretary Usha Sharma has signed a statement of intent for partnership with UNICEF India, YuWaah India and United Nations in India. 
  • It has been signed to work together with young people for empowering them and to make them change makers with access to aspirational socio-economic opportunities. 

4) CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT, 2019 CAME INTO FORCE ;


  • The consumer protection act, 2019 came into force on 20 july 2020.
  • This new act will empower consumers and help them in protecting their rights through its various notified  rules and provisions. 
  • The act includes, the establishment of the Central Consumer Protection Authority, CCPA to promote, protect and enforce the rights of consumers. 


5)2020 NELSON MANDELA PRIZE WINNERS ;


  • The laureates of UN 2020 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela prize are Marianna Vardinoyannis of Greece and Morissana Kouyate of Guinea. 
  • It was announced by General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad -Bande. 

Did You Know? 


        Vardinoyannis is a Greek Philanthropist known for fighting childhood cancer. 

6)INFOSYS SIGNED LONG TERM PACT WITH LANXESS;


  • IT software major infosys has announced a long term partnership with german speciality chemicals company lanxess. 
  • It will enable its global workforce spread, across 33countries with a secure and fully managed modern workface. 


7)LEWIS HAMILTON WON EIGHTH HUNGARIAN GP;


  • Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for the eighth time to equal Michael Schumacher's single venue record. 
  • Hamilton's lastest victory from pole position was as comfortable as the nearly 9 second margin over second place Max Verstappan suggested. 


8)NEW PRIVATE SECRETARY TO PRESIDENT ;


  • A 2001 batch India Revenue Service Income Tax Cadre Officer, P. Praveen Siddharth, has been appointed private secretary to president Ram Nath Kovind. 
  • Mr. Siddharth is already serving as officer On Speed Duty (OSD) in the president's secretariat. 

2 comments: