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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12TH DEC 2016

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12TH DEC 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. INDIA-UK CONFERENCE ON EASE OF DOING BUSINESS
i. The India-UK Conference on Ease of Doing Business concluded in New Delhi.
ii. This conference would act as an opportunity to enhance the strategic bilateral partnership between the two nations.
iii. The conference was jointly inaugurated by Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Dominic Asquith, the British High Commissioner.

2. 28TH EDITION OF SIMCON 2016
i. The 28th State Information Ministers Conference was organised by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
ii. The conference was chaired by Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu.
iii. The aim of the conference is to promote partnership among Centre and State, to discuss key issues in the films & broadcasting sector.

3. RAJENDAR KUMAR APPOINTED AS NEW CBDT MEMBER
i. Senior IRS officer Rajendra Kumar has been appointed as the new Member of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.
ii. The Central Board of Direct Taxes is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963. It is headquartered at New Delhi.

4. RATAN P. WATAL SUBMITTED ITS REPORT TO FINANCE MINSTER TO BOOST DIGITAL PAYMENT
i. The committee formed by Finance Ministry to boost Digital Payment system in India submitted its report to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
ii. The report recommended including those group of citizens into the digital payment system who are not well versed with it so that they can use it for their benefit and reduce dependence on cash.

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