The Finance Minister recently exempted the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) in which modes of payment?

The Finance Minister Nirmala Saitharaman recently announced to absorb the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) for payment through Rupay debit card and UPI QR code. In the budget 2019, the minister announced that all businessmen with a turn over greater than 50 Crore shall not pass the Merchant Discount Rate(MDR) amount to the customers. Accordingly, it ..

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Which Indian boxer was recently selected to represent India in the Olympics Qualifiers, 2020?

The legendary Indian boxer MC Mary Kom beat her counterpart Nikhat Zareen in the final trial bout held for selecting the Indian boxing team for the Olympic Qualifiers 2020. This trial bout was held after Nikhat Zareen challenged for the match. Mary Kom defeated Telengana based boxer Zareen 9-1 in the 51 kg category. By ..

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National Workshop of Ministry of HRD on Social Media Outreach & Communication was recently held in which city?

Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank inaugurated the ‘Social Media Outreach & Communication: National Workshop on Management and Best Practices’ in New Delhi. It was organised by the Ministry of HRD and was attended by many Social Media Champions of educational institutions. Recently, the Ministry asked all higher education institutions to designate ..

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The second Tejas Express is to be operated between which two Indian cities from January 2020?

India’s first train to be operated by private sector operators, Tejas Express was inaugurated in October 2019, between New Delhi and Lucknow. Tejas Express is also India’s first semi-high train with fully air conditioned coaches. The second Tejas Express is expected to ply between Mumbai and Ahmedabad from Januay 2020. Its inaugural run is scheduled ..

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The trial run of a double-stack freight train was recently conducted on the newly built Rewari-Madar section of which Dedicated Freight Corridor?

The trial run of a double-stack freight train was recently conducted on the newly built 306-km-long Rewari-Madar section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC). WDFC aims to connect New Delhi with Mumbai in freight transport. In the double-stack freight trains, the railroad cars carry two layers of containers. The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India ..

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