Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs 2017

हिंदी करंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी 2017 के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें.

GAAR deferred for 2 years by April 2016

The government assuaged the concerns of investors at home and abroad who were worried about the impending implementation of the controversial GAAR (General Anti Avoidance Rules) by deferring it by two years till April 1, 2016.

The deferment and other modifications in GAAR provisions shows the acceptance of the suggestions of the Parthasarathi Shome Committee, which was set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to address concerns of investors on the Budget provision in this regard and the subsequent withdrawal of portfolio investment by foreign investors.


Tamil Nadu best to implement NRHM

As per an Evaluation Study of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) done by the Institute of Economic Growth of the University of Delhi, Tamil Nadu stands at top for implementation outcomes of the NRHM and can be a benchmark for other States. The seven States surveyed are: Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir.

Key findings of the survey:

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