G.K UPDATES

SMS VARANASI 1. India’s first touch-and-feel garden for visually impaired  i. A first-of-its-kind touch and feel garden for the visually impaired people in the country was inaugurated near Calicut University campus by Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan. ii. The garden has nearly 70 aromatic, medicinal and herbal plants brought from various parts the country. iii. Read more about G.K UPDATES[…]

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CENTRE APPROVES RS. 1601 CRORE FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

SMS VARANASI The Union Government has approved nearly 1600 crore rupees for Jammu and Kashmir under skill development initiative ‘Himayat’. Under it, youths from both rural and urban areas of J&K would be imparted with training in various job-intensive vocational courses over the next three years.   Himayat is a placement linked skill development initiative Read more about CENTRE APPROVES RS. 1601 CRORE FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME[…]

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GK QUIZ

SMS VARANASI 1. The United Nations (UN) Chief Ban Ki-moon along with the agencies of the UN system on 30 November 2015 launched an initiative titled ______________ . Answer: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape 2. IMF included which country’s currency into its elite reserve currency basket? Answer: The country is China and the currency is Yuan. 3. Read more about GK QUIZ[…]

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No tax deduction for PF withdrawals of up to rs. 50,000 from June 1

SMS VARANASI i. The government has notified that it has raised the threshold limit of PF withdrawal for deduction of tax (TDS) from existing Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000. So there will be no deduction for PF withdrawals of up to rs. 50,000. ii. Because the government had introduced the proposal to deduct TDS on Read more about No tax deduction for PF withdrawals of up to rs. 50,000 from June 1[…]

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