Current Affairs : 15 June 2016

State finance ministers attend GST meet in Kolkata

  • Union Finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitley has met finance ministers of 22 states and representatives and seven others in Kolkata to iron out differences over the new regime that will create one national market under the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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RBI introduces Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets

  • The Reserve Bank of India has issued guidelines called Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets.

Ranu Langthasa appointed as first woman chairperson of NCHAC in Assam

  • Ranu Langthasa has been unanimously appointed as the chairperson of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) in Assam.

G Kalyanakrishnan took over as Chief Executive of Nuclear Fuel Complex

  • Scientist G Kalyanakrishnan has taken charge as Chief Executive of Hydereabad based Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC).

Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai Resigns

  • Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai has resigned after the acceptance of the resignation by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for this on health grounds.

Norway becomes the first country to ban deforestation

  • Norway has become the first country in the world to prohibit deforestation.

Lewis Hamilton wins 2016 Canada Grand Prix of Formula One

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton from Great Britain has won 2016 Canada Grand Prix title of Formula One.

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