Sol. India and Mauritius have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to institutionalise cooperation between Parliaments of the two countries. The MoUwas signed by LokSabha Speaker SumitraMahajan and Speaker of National Assembly of Mauritius SantiBaiHanoomanjee in Port Louis.
Sol. The government of India has launched ‘Tele Law’ service to provide legal aid for the people living in rural areas through video conferencing. The service has been launched to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalised communities and citizens living in rural areas.
Sol. In French open 2017 Women's Doubles Title, BethanieMattek-Sands (USA) and Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) defeated Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua to win the title.
Sol. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), DrJitendraSingh announced the launch of “Hill Area Development Programme” (HADP) for Northeast in Imphal, Manipur.
Sol. Kolkata, the ‘City of Joy’ is about to experience a wonder in the form of an underwater Metro train which will run beneath the Hooghly river. It’s one of the path-breaking projects in India as never before a tunnel has been dug beneath a flowing river. The entire project is 16.6 km long, out of which 10.8 km runs under the ground.
Sol. GST Council has recently revised rates for 66 items. Pickes are now in the tax slab of 12%.
Sol. The book “Indira Gandhi – A life in Nature”, was launched by Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Jairam Ramesh is the author of the Book.
Sol. ShashikantKutwal, a railway employee with Pune Division, has won the gold medal at the 17th World Individual Chess Championship for differently-abled, held in Slovakia.
Sol. AmitSinha, a vice-president overlooking business and human resources at One97 Communications Ltd, the company behind the Paytm app, has been appointed as the chief operating officer (COO) of its e-commerce business Paytm Mall.