Q1. Which of the taxes/ charge are voluntary ?
(a) Income tax
(c) Education Cess
(d) Service Charge
Q2. Where a consumer can file a complaint against unfair trade practices ?
(b) E shram Portal
(d) All of these
Q3. Kai chutney belongs to which state?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Uttar pradesh
Q4. Match the defence companies with their countries
1. Safran a. USA
2. Lockheed Martin b. Europe
3. Dassault Aviation c. France
4. Airbus Group
(b) 1-a, 2-b,3-a,4-c
(c) 1-c, 2- a,3-c,4-b
Q5. The changes in FCRA has lead an increase in the limit to receive money from foreign. What is the earlier cap of FCRA limit?
(a) 10 lakh
(b) 1 lakh
(c) 5 lakh
(d) 50 thousand
(e) 25 thousand
Q6. In the 3rd edition of States Startup Ranking 2021, which North eastern state topped in its category?
Q7. In which year Universal Service Support Policy came into effect?
Q8. Which country has launched Zuljanah rocket?
(e) South Korea
Q9. Agradoot is a newspaper of which language?
Q10. What is the green deal by Europe is for ?
(a) to restore Europe’s nature by 2050 and 50 % pesticide use by 2030
(b) to finance 100 billion in sustainable projects
(c) to become carbon neutral by 2050
(d) All of these
Ministry of Consumer Affairs has said that no hotels or restaurants can add service charge automatically or by default to the food bill. In this regard, the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has issued guidelines for preventing unfair trade practices and violations of consumer rights.
The guidelines highlighted that the collection of service charge will not be done by any other name. It said, a hotel or restaurant can not force a consumer to pay service charge and will clearly inform the consumer that service charge is voluntary, optional, and at consumer’s discretion.
The Ministry said that the consumer may lodge a complaint against the violator hotel or restaurants on the National Consumer Helpline, NCH by calling 1915 or it’s NCH mobile app.
The Ministry highlighted that the consumer may also file a complaint against unfair trade practice with the Consumer Commission through e-daakhil portal www.e-daakhil.nic.in
In Odisha, scientists are fine-tuning their analysis for making presentation for Geographical Indications (GI) registry of Kai Chutney.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh invites French aircraft engine maker SAFRAN for codeveloped & coproductive project in line of ‘Make in India’, Make for the World’
• Safran : France
• Lockheed Martin : USA
• Dassault Aviation : France: Rafale jet
• Airbus group: Europe
Indians are now permitted to receive up to Rs. 10 lakh annually from relatives who live overseas without telling the authorities thanks to changes made by the Union Home Ministry to certain rules relating to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA). The previous cap was Rs. 1 lakh.
The home ministry also stated in a notification that instead of 30 days, if the sum surpasses, the people would now have 90 days to notify the government. The new regulations, known as the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2022, were published in the gazette by the home ministry.
Gujarat and Karnataka emerged the “best performers” in the third edition of States’ Start-up ranking, 2021, while Meghalaya bagged the top honour among Northeastern (NE) states. In the second edition of the survey, which was conducted in 2020, Gujarat was the best performer.
The Universal Service Support Policy came into effect from 01.04.2002. The guidelines for universal service support policy were issued by DoT on 27th March 2002.The Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Act, 2003 giving statutory status to the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) was passed by both Houses of Parliament in December 2003.
Iran launched its second solid-fuelled rocket named “Zuljanah” with a satellite carrier into space by the Ministry of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Agradoot group of newspapers.
‘Agradoot’ was started as an Assamese bi-weekly. It was established by Kanak Sen Deka, a senior journalist of Assam. In 1995, a daily newspaper Dainik Agradoot was started and it has developed as a trusted and influential voice of Assam.
Green Deal: pioneering proposals to restore Europe’s nature by 2050 and 50 % pesticide use by 2030 The European Commission has adopted pioneering proposals to restore damaged ecosystems and bring nature back across Europe, from agricultural land and seas to forests and urban environments. The Commission also proposes to reduce the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 50% by 2030. The proposal for a Nature Restoration Law to repair the 80% of European habitats which are in poor condition, and to bring back nature to all ecosystems. The aim is to cover at least 20% of the EU’s land and sea areas by 2030 with nature restoration measures, and eventually extend these to all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050