Exam Power: 02 April 2018 Current Affairs

Exam Power: 02 April 2018 Current Affairs


E-Way bill system come into force
Karnatka First state Lunch the E-way Bill System 

According to the report, a single e-way bill applies even in cases of a break in journey to destination and where more than one transporter is involved in the transportation of goods under this system. In such a scenario, Transporter A will assign the said e-way bill to Transporter B, who will fill the details of his vehicle and move the goods.

The validity period of e-way bill starts only after the e-way bill details are updated by the transporter for the first time, said Finance Ministry.

In case of movement of goods on account of job-work, the registered job worker can also generate e-way bill, Finance Ministry added.

In view of the difficulties faced by the traders in generating the e-way bill due to initial technical glitches in the GST Network, it was earlier decided by the GST Council to extend the trial phase for generation of e-way bills, both for inter-state and intra-state movement of goods.

In its meeting last month, a group of ministers headed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi recommended April 1 as the date for compulsory implementation of the system for inter-state goods movement.

India ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A, satellite

Two days after India's latest communication satellite with military applications GSAT-6A was launched, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)  had lost contact with it and was making efforts to establish link. 

The space agency lost communication with the satellite when it attempted to ignite the engine in a third and final move to its desired location after its March 29 textbook launch from the space port of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. 

The  second orbit raising operation of GSAT-6A was successfully carried out on Saturday, but when it was on course to normal operating configuration for the third and final firing scheduled for April 1, communication with the satellite was lost, the space agency said after maintaining unusual silence on the health of the satellite. 

The agency received data from the satellite for about four minutes after the second orbit raising operation, after which the it went blank, a source said.

This is the second mission failure for Isro in six months, with the previous one being the PSLV-C39, a failure in whose heat shield failed to put into orbit Isro’s navigation satellite IRNSS-1H

Football Santosh Trophy: Kerala emerges champion

Kerala beat Bengal via the tie-breaker to claim its sixth Santosh Trophy title at the Salt Lake Stadium . In a keenly-contested final, Kerala missed umpteen chances to let the match remain undecided at 2-2 after extra time.

The Satheevan Balan-coached side rode on two saves by keeper V. Midhun to win the penalty shoot-out 4-2 and emerge champion after 14 years.

Mithali Raj adjudged 'Sportsperson of the Year'

Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj was adjudged 'Sportsperson of the Year' while ace shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu bagged the best senior male and female athletes at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 today

World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations take measures to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world.

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