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Black Money : Reforms

Underreporting of income: 61 individuals has declared an income of more than Rs 100 crore during the assessment year 2017-18. Even though the numbers have increased sharply from the 38 individuals reporting income over Rs 100 Crore in the previous assessment year, it is still a minuscule number in a population of 1.3 billion Indians. …

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Steps to Address Cross-Border Infiltration

The cross-border infiltration and illegal immigration are posing serious security threats to both internal and external security. The government has undertaken following steps to arrest the cross-border infiltration: Multipronged approach to check infiltration by patrolling; sharing of intelligence and conduct of joint operations; erection of border fencing; installation of border floodlights; use of watercrafts/boats and …

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Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has been renamed as the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade. Mandate for the Newly Named Department The newly named department will work under the Union Ministry of Commerce. The order issued by the President states that the department would deal with matters related to …

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Young Scientist Programme

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced Young Scientist Programme to inculcate and nurture space research fervour in young minds. Young Scientist programme is part of ISRO’s efforts to reach out to the student community. About Young Scientist Programme The modalities of the Young Scientist Programme are: It would be a one month programme. Mostly …

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