TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
1.Government of India and RBI host G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) in Varanasi
Government of India nad RBI host the 3rd meeting of G-20 Framework workig group (FWG) at Varanasi Uttar Pradesh to discuss the Current State of the Global Economy as well as G-20 agenda on Inclusive Growth and Reports on Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth & G-20 Enhanced Structural Reform Agenda among others.
2. four GST Bill Passed in Lokh Sabha.
Lokh Sabha has passed the 4 Goods and service tax (GST) which will subsume a host of indirect taxes levied by state and central government. It was introduced in parliament in 2000 and get passed after 17 long years.
The four Goods and Service Taxes are
1 Central GST (CGST Bill)
2.The Integrated GST (IGST Bill )
3.The Union Territory GST (UTGST Bill)
4.the Compensation to the States Law Bill .
3.Early Warning System for Tsunami and Earthquake.
Y.S Chowdhary Minister of State for Ministry of Science & Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences said that Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC), which is based at & operated by Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad has all necessary infrastructure and capabilities to detect early Warning System for Tsunami and EarthQuake
4.David Beasley new head of United nation’s World Food Programme
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has appointed former South Carolina Governor David Beasley as new head of World Food Programme (WFP).
5.Montenegro as NATO’s 29th member.
Montenegro has become 29th member of NATO(North Atlantic Treaty Organization) which was approved in US Senate on Tuesday. It was welcomed by Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic.