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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
Which Indian state is the largest producer of bauxite?The state of Odisha is the largest producer of bauxite in India. India has abundant resources of bauxite and serves as a raw material in the production of aluminium. As per the report of the Ministry of Mines, India stood at the 7th position in… Read More...
Which Indian city is famously known as the "Manchester City of India"?The city of Ahmedabad in the Gujarat state is famously known as the "Manchester City of India". This name was given to this city by a popular textile center in the Manchester of Great Britain, adhering to the striking similarities of Ahmedabad's prospering cotton textile… Read More...
Which Indian state is the largest producer of coffee?Karnataka state is the largest producer of coffee in India. The state contributed about 70% of the total production of coffee in India during 2016-17 with 2.33 lakh MT coffee production. The main variety of coffee grown in Karnataka is Robusta, but the state also… Read More...



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