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Major News and Events of 01 July 2017

What Happened on 01 July 2017


GST comes into force after mid-night launch

According to reports, Goods and Service Tax' (GST), India's biggest tax reform since independence, came into force last night. This brings the entire country under single taxation system. GST was launched by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a special function in Central Hall of Parliament.

$500,000 contribution by India to UN Peacebuilding Fund

According to reports, India has contributed five lakh US Dollars to the UN Peace Building Fund. India has been a Member of the Peace Building Commission since its inception in December 2005 and has so far contributed five million US Dollars to the Peace building Fund. The fresh contribution of five lakh US Dollars to the fund will be effected over the coming days.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which State is biggest Jute producer? West Bengal is the largest producer of jute in India. India is the largest producer of jute in the world. Approximately 60 percent of the total world produce of jute is cultivated in India… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Tea producer? Assam is the largest producer of tea in India. India is one of the largest producers of tea in the world, second only to China. India recorded a total production of 1233.14 million… Read More...
Which State is the Largest Mica Producer? Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of mica in India. For over hundred years, India had enjoyed monopoly in production and export of sheet mica in the world. Of late,… Read More...