Weekly Current Affairs Mains (19th to 25th April, 2019)
Topic : GST investigation arm finds FMCG firm P&G India guilty of profiteering
Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Indian Economy
The GST profiteering investigation arm has found leading FMCG firm P&G India guilty of not passing on GST rate cut benefits to the tune of about Rs 250 crore by commensurate reduction in prices.
Topic : India suspends cross LoC trade in J&K
Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Security Issues
MHA has issued orders to suspend the LoC trade in Jammu & Kashmir.
Topic : Maruti to phase out all diesel cars from April next year
Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Ecology & Environment
Maruti Suzuki, the country’s largest vehicle manufacturer, today announced that it will stop manufacturing diesel vehicles from April 1, 2020 when the new BS 6 emission norms will be introduced.
Topic : Scheme for farmers for solar pumps and power plant
Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 3: Schemes & Programmes
Recently Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched the scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid connected solar and other renewable power plants in the country.
Topic : Taking advantage of BRI
Topic in Syllabus: General Studies Paper 2: International Affairs
The China-led initiative’s global reach signals the advent of a new order led by Asia, which cannot exclude India.
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