www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC current affairs Apr 07, 2017 (07/04/2017)
Topic : Latest Diary of Events
World Health Day – April 07, 2017
The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Theme 2017: “Depression: let’s talk”.
Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries.
At worst, depression can lead to self-inflicted injury and suicide.
World Health Day is celebrated to a better understanding of depression – which can be prevented and treated – will help reduce the stigma associated with the illness, and lead to more people seeking help.
Topic : General Administration, Public Awareness
Union Cabinet approved four GST Bills
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following four GST related bills:
The Central Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The CGST Bill)
The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The IGST Bill)
The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 (The UTGST Bill)
The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to the States) Bill 2017 (The Compensation Bill)
The CGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods or services for both by the Central Government.
On the other hand, IGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on inter-state supply of goods or services or both by the Central Government.
The UTGST Bill makes provisions for levy on collection of tax on intra-UT supply of goods and services in the Union Territories without legislature.
The Compensation Bill provides for compensation to the states for loss of revenue arising on account of implementation of the goods and services tax.
Topic : Sports and Honours
BWF Rankings – P V Sindhu reached World No.2
P V Sindhu achieved a career best world number two ranking in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.
The 21-year-old shuttler from Hyderabad became only the second Indian woman after Saina Nehwal.
Sindhu had recently won the India Open title after defeating Carolina Marin.
Topic : Awards and Honours, Latest Diary of Events
National Film Awards 2016
The 64th National Film Awards 2016 were announced today.
The Most Film Friendly State award which was introduced as a new category was announced by Shri Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, a popular Director in Telugu film industry.
The National Film Awards would be presented by Hon’ble President of India on May 3rd, 2017.
Award Films from Tamil Nadu:
Best Tamil Film : Joker
Best Lyrics : Vairamuthu – Dharma Durai for the “Endha Pakkam song”
Best Production Design : 24
Best Cinematography : 24
Best Male Playback Singer : Sundharayyar for “Jasmine song” from Joker film