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Major News and Events of 01 February 2018

What Happened on 01 February 2018


New E-way bill system comes into effect from today

The E-way bill, which is an important part of GST architecture, has come into effect from today. Under this new system, the transporters have to carry a system generated bill in order to move goods from one place to another. This would prevent underreporting and evasion of the taxes. The E-bill will help in introducing uniformity across the states for smooth inter-state movement of goods.

Rohingyas Case: India cannot become refugee capital of the world, centre says to Supreme Court

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, that India cannot become the refugee capital of the world. The bench was hearing a fresh plea by two Rohingya refugees against the BSF. They claimed BSF was using chilies and stun grenades to prevent them from entering India.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which is the longest National Highway in India?Previously known as National Highway 7, National Highway 44 (NH 44) is the longest-running National Highway in India. It is 3,745 km long and covers the North-South Corridor of NHDP. It starts from Srinagar in the north and ends in Kanyakumari in the south. NH-44… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of silk?Karnataka is the largest producer of silk in India. The state produces an average of around 8,200 metric tonnes of silk every year, which is about one-third of the total silk production in India. Up to November 2017, Karnataka has produced 5,962 metric tonnes of… Read More...
Which is India's poorest state? As per the National Family Health Survey 2015-16 (NFHS-4), Bihar is India's poorest state with 43 percent incidence of Multidimensional Poverty (MDP) and having more than 50% households in the bottom wealth quintile. Despite India being… Read More...



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