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Page 10: Govt. claim on Aadhaar card coverage pufery':petitioners The government statistics in the Supreme Court that 95 1% of the population is covered by Aadhaar is sheer "puffery" and includes the dead too. This is how petitioners Shanta Sinha, former NCPCR chairperson and Ramon Magsaysay award winner, and activist Kalyani Sen Menon responded [il Aadhaar enrolment has been open to residents (a wider or at the very least a distinct class) rather than citizens for enrolment; denied or have feared disruption in entitlements until they apply or obtain respondent itself has stated that the enrolment has been over l 10% of the recorded (i] enrolment has been done on the back of coercive measures where people have been [ii] enrolment has been done on the back of coercive measures where people have been [iij Aadhaar enrolment has been without adequate verification and, in many instances, the population in many States, giving concerns as to fraud within the system,.
. An audit of the savings claim for the PAHAL scheme by CAG for April- December 2015 points out that most of the savings (92%) is due to the fall in LPG price in the international market, and only 8% ( 1764 crore) can be attributed to various initiatives (UID being one among them) that reduced the demand for subsidised cylinders Page 1 1 : Bima! Gurung resigns from GTA
Page 12 World News: Saudi sends Qatar steep demands. . Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have sent a 13-point list of demands apparently aimed at dismantling their tiny but wealthy neighbour's two reign policy which has ind Qatar did not immediately comment, but Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani had said that Qatar would not negotiate with the four states until economic, diplomatic and travel ties cut this month were restored. [i] Close Al Jazeera television, [ii] curb ties with Iran, [ii] shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.
. The dispute is a big test for the U.S., which houses the headquarters of its West Asia air power and 1 1,000 troops at a large base in Qatar. Mixed signal from U President Donald Trump has backed the sanctions, even as his Defense and State Departments have tried to remain neutral, resulting in in mixed signals. Mr.Trump called Qatar a "funder of terrorism at a very high level", only for his e Mixed signal from U.S. Pentagon to approve selling it $12 billion of warplanes five days later. The most powerful country in the region to back the Qatari side in the dispute has been Turkey, whose President Tayyip Erdogan has his roots in an Islamist political party similar to movements that Qatar has backed in the region. Days after the sanctions were imposed,Turkey rushed through legislation to send more troops to its base
International News: Iran's Airbus deals raise pressure on Trump. Iranian air carriers have made arrangements over the past year to buy as many as 140 planes from Boeing and 100 from Airbus. powers, which relaxed sanctions in return for Iran's verifiable pledges of peaceful nuclear work. many components and technology in the aircraft are made in the U.S. and are subject to export . The deals are permitted under the 2015 nuclear agreement Iran reached with six major . But the deals-even for the Airbuses still must be licensed by the U.S. government because nsed by the U.S. government because control regulations. Nuclear deal . While President Donald Trump has railed against the nuclear accord with Iran, which he said was exporting terrorism, his administration has grudgingly gone along with the agreement. The aircraft deals in par- ticular have presented a challenge to Mr. Trump because they could support thou- sands of manufacturing jobs in the U.S nufacturing jobs in the U.S.
Business Page 13: Panel to oversee progress in UN's SDG Data collected by private agencies may be considered for monitoring . The Centre will soon set up a high-level committee headed by Chief Statistician of India on set up a high-level commi sustainable Development Goals a to oversee the country's progress towards UN's Sustainable Development Goals aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequalities and tackling climate change. India will hold bi-annual reviews with the State governments for identifying good practices and challenges. . There is an emphasis on assessing and improving the availability of data and putting in place a transparent monitoring system;"disaggregated data" was vital as it would help formulate policies for specific disadvantaged groups and geographical areas. Question: What are India's Commitments under SDGs?
Taxation norm for flights abroad to stay same with GST Under GST economy class tickets would attract 5% tax, while travel in business class would be taxed at 12%. M-banking now-under-ombudsman's purview: The Reserve Bank of India has widened the scope of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2006 by enabling a customer to lodge a complaint against the bank for non-adherance to instructions related to mobile banking and electronic banking services. Pecuniary Jurisdiction:The banking regulator also said that the pecuniary jur- isdiction of the Banking Ombudsman to pass an award has been increased from the existing lakh to 0.20 lakh. . Compensation not exceeding 100,000 ( lakh) can also be awarded by the Banking Ombudsman to the complainant for loss of time, expenses incurred as also harassment and mental anguish suffered by the complainant