TNPSC Current Affairs November 2016 , 29
1. Lok Sabha has passed new Income Tax amendment Bill-2016
Lokh sabha has passed the new income tax amendment bill by a voice vote to levy 60% tax on undisclosed income or investment or cash credit deposited after November 8 demonetization.
After the Passing the bill Finance minister Arun Jaitely said that it gives an opportunity to all the black money holders to come out clean by declaring their undisclosed income and pay the penalty.
The penalty for unaccounted cash will include a flat income tax @ 60 % and a surcharge @25% amounting total 75%.
2. Akodra India first Digital Village.
Akodra the tiny village located in Gujarat's Sabarkantha District become India's First 'Digital Village'.
The villgae has a population of 1200 and was adopted by ICICI bank as a part of Digital India.
The residents of village is using e-banking for everyhting for buying groceries, milk and paying bills more than RS.10. Everyone in Akodara uses mobile phones for their payments
3.Iranian Film 'Daughter'wins the Golden Peacock Award at IFFI
Iranian Film Daughter has won the coveted Golden Peacock award at 47th International Film festival of held at Goa.
The film is directed by Reza Mirkarimi which beat 21 other films in the International competition section.