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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
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...