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Major News and Events of 06 July 2017

What Happened on 06 July 2017


New website for Doordarshan News launched

According to reports, Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has launched the new website of Doordarshan News named www.ddnews.gov.in. The new website gives the insight of news and features across the world. The minister has stressed upon improving the efficiency of news.

CGST won't apply on items not registered under trademark law

According to a statement from the Finance Ministry, the 5 per cent Central GST will not apply to products that are not registered under the Trade Marks Act. It further stated that the CGST rate on supply of certain goods such as paneer, natural honey, wheat, rice and other cereals, flour, and pulses is zero. However, supply of such goods, when put up in unit container and bearing a registered brand name would attract 2.5 per cent CGST. The clarification comes amid doubts being raised with regard to the meaning of registered brand name for the purpose of GST.




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...