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Table of Contents:

Articles:

  • Demonetisation
  • BRICS Declaration
  • Census
  • Inter-State Council
  • National Child policy
  • Selected Articles from Various Newspapers & Journals

Current Affairs:

National Issues

  • India’s international counter-terror campaign suffered a setback from China
  • Demonetisation of old notes to end today
  • Demonetisation have no immediate impact on the railway and aviation sectors
  • FM thinks demonetisation will improve growth
  • High-level committee to draw a road map to make India a global arbitration hub
  • Payment of Wages (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 approved by President
  • Former IAS officer Anil baijal appointed as Delhi LG
  • Cabinet approved an ordinance to help extinguish the Reserve Bank of India’s liability
  • The United Naga Council decided to intensify the ongoing economic blockade in Manipur
  • PM says terrorism and drug mafia has been badly affected by demonetisation
  • FCRA licences of more than 20000 NGO's cancelled in last two years
  • Tribal population lags on social indicators
  • Finance minister says lower taxes will India compete globally
  • Centre released funds for polavaram project
  • Additional forces send to Manipur
  • To reduce road congestion six cities to get ferry services
  • Stampede in Sabarimala
  • SC says criminal justice system should be sympathetic to sexual abuse victims
  • Judiciary and Govt remain hostile throughout the year
  • Election commission says link Aadhaar with voter details
  • PM promises tax rebates for businessmen adopting digital transactions
  • PM assures more tough decision for growth
  • Chief of Army staff reviewed the situation in Manipur
  • PM says country has moved forward very fast
  • NITI Aayog comes up with performance on health outcomes
  • GST council closer to finalising draft GST laws
  • President passed ordinance for Enemy property act
  • Delhi Lieutenant Governor has resigned from the post
  • Airlines says impossible to empty toilet in mid-Air
  • Complete ban waste burning imposed by NGT
  • NHAI giving coupons for currency
  • Income Tax department raided premises of TN chief secretary
  • Centre approved promulgation of digital payment of salary ordinance
  • Parliamentary committee on S&T has suggested a national policy to manage the fires
  • Manipur faces tension after violence
  • Maharashtra is going all out to become cashless
  • More changes announced by RBI after demonetisation
  • Cyrus Mistry resigned from all listed companies of Tata group
  • Home ministry will attempt to identify unauthorised diagnostic centres
  • NIA says JeM acted with Pak in Pathankot airbase attack
  • The President appointed Justice Kheharnext CJI
  • Single, permanent Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-State river water disputes
  • Govt stuck with conventions in RAW, IB nominations
  • EC asked govt to ban anonymous contributions over 2000
  • Apex court sets up a five judges bench to look into the validity of demonetisation
  • NITI Aayog says by Jan 2017 cash situation will come back to normal
  • Centre reduced its role in environmental clearances
  • Both Houses passed disabilities bill
  • Aadhaar enabled payment system to be promoted by Govt
  • Govt announces benefits for digital payment
  • Apex court banned liquor shops on state and national highways
  • India says, India and Pakistan can solve problems through peaceful means
  • Centre says figure given by RBI could be inflated due to double counting
  • Upper house passed disabilities bill
  • Apex court gave deadline to govt for combating child drug abuse
  • Income tax raids conducted throughout the country
  • Centre to bear the cost of digital payments on PSUs
  • All exemptions on old Rs. 500 ends on 14th
  • Parliamentary Standing committee on finance asked Urjit Patel to appear
  • After JEE govt planning to make Aadhaar card mandatory for other exams
  • Worlds two most populous Muslim countries decides tonight terror
  • China says no shift on NSG and Masood Azhar position
  • Debit and credit card users to get benefits
  • Defence ties with Bangladesh
  • Heart of Asia conference
  • Children’s Peace Prize
  • Proposal to amend law for cashless wage payments
  • With Jayalalithaa end of an era in Tamil Nadu politics
  • J.S. Khehar next Chief Justice of India
  • Resourcesat-2A
  • SC seeks report on Lokpal
  • India, U.S. talk defence partnership
  • Agusta case
  • India Social Development Report
  • Vardah cyclone heading towards Tamil Nadu
  • NGT directs Rajasthan Govt to cancel allotments contrary to wetland rules
  • Parliamentary standing committee says apex court showing zeal for primacy
  • US designated India as Major Defence partner

International Issues

  • China to invest in Pakistan's power sector
  • A nationwide ceasefire deal came into effect across Syria
  • Colombia’s Congress passed a law granting amnesty to Marxist FARC rebels
  • Israel defaint after UNSC vote
  • China has tested fifth generation stealth fighter
  • China believes it is better go soft on India for CPEC
  • UNSC vote against settlements in Palestinian territory
  • Italian police shot Berlin attack suspect
  • China open to Indian participation in CPEC
  • Trump calls for expansion of nuclear weapon capabilities
  • Nepal will hold first ever joint military exercise with China
  • US puts more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine conflict
  • Germany’s refugee policy under attack after Berlin attack
  • Russian Ambassador shot dead in Turkey
  • Protests, looting lead to delay of demonetisation in Venezuela
  • Chinese warship seized underwater US drone
  • Trump hopes to improve relations with India
  • After ceasefire evacuation started in Aleppo
  • PepsiCo CEO becomes part of Donald Trump’s strategic and policy forum
  • Among all religious groups Hindu’s are best educated in North America
  • Rex Tillerson to be next Secretary of State for U.S.
  • China says it is firm on one-China policy
  • After India, Venezuela also does demonetisation
  • EU and Cuba to improve ties after decades
  • UNESCO’s heritage list
  • Iceland’s Pirate Party to form new government
  • UAE-based Indian teen, wins Children's Peace Prize
  • Trump’s ‘Taiwan talk’
  • India’s trade and investment ties with China
  • Uzbekistan interim leader
  • Rohingya crisis
  • India set to become key defence partner of U.S.
  • Turkey to submit bill to expand President Erdogan’s powers
  • Paolo Gentilonito be Italy’s new Prime Minister

India & The World

  • New Bill could pave for India’s entry into NS G
  • US increased sanctions on LeT
  • Nepal is not open to India's open sky offer
  • Hong Kong altered its visa agreement with India
  • India and Kyrgyzstan plans to act against terror
  • China raises objections over Dalai Lama invite

Economy

  • Economist believe demonetisation has reduced economic momentum
  • Finance ministry told banks to review the lending rates
  • Last date for Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme extended to January 31
  • Statutory body to standarise data from all financial sector regulators
  • The government said that it had met the 1.5-crore target for LPG
  • Mining sector will face difficulties next year
  • Helpline to address all queries related to digital payments
  • International Solar Alliance got approval from cabinet
  • Committee on Digital Payments says Aadhaar should be used as KYC
  • Centre approved re-designation of the DMIC Project Implementation Trust Fund
  • Gold prices hits lowest price in almost a year
  • India’s export of iron items have come under scrutiny
  • FM said cashless Economy will increase revenue
  • CII says demonetisation will help in generating productive assets
  • PM says Low taxes from financial market
  • PM says demonetisation will help people switch from dead assets to financial markets
  • Govt will not import wheat
  • Report says digitalisation in India still a distant dream
  • More than 65 lakh potential taxpayers identified by Govt
  • National company law Tribunal asked Cyrus Mistry to provide evidence
  • CII says personal income tax and corporate tax to be brought down
  • Govt has directed all public sector banks to lower fees
  • West Bengal tea-garden workers payment issue resolved
  • Rural sector faces challenges post demonetisation
  • Credit costs hinder cashless economy
  • Small firms will give boost in Budget 2017
  • TRAI says to sustain digital payments discount must be given
  • Dedicated fund of Rs 10000 crore for infrastructure development
  • Point of sale terminals
  • Centre came up with new amnesty scheme
  • Central bank asks banks to remove IMPS, UPI charges
  • Trade deficit increased on import jump
  • Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rates
  • Chief Economic Advisor wants real estate sales under GST
  • After CPI now WPI also shows decline
  • Major ports to get full autonomy in decision making
  • S&P says demonetisation and GST would increase the tax base
  • CPI reached its lowest figures in two-years
  • Govt is looking to amend IT act to improve cyber security
  • CEPA and IBSA fund to get priority during IBSA meet
  • Mistry removed as director after Tata Industries EGM
  • Indian railways may soon build exclusive tracks for suburban trains
  • Trade costs of India high: UNESCAP
  • Aditya Birla Group health insurance
  • EC must consider state funding of polls: Nirmala
  • GST Council fails to reach consensus on key issues
  • RBI to issue new Rs. 20, 50 notes
  • Undisclosed income found in Jan Dhan
  • BRICS to eliminate tax evasion
  • India’s biggest oil refinery
  • Centre textile exports goal ‘hard to achieve’
  • Aachi CMD honoured for empowering disabled
  • GST legislation will not be passed in this session of Parliament
  • Finance Ministry asked to keep record of deposited notes
  • India should try to restrict the coal uses

Science & Technology

  • Agni V launch shows India’s nuclear deterrence capability
  • Nirbhaya and canister mounted Agni V to be launched
  • U.S cybersecurity recommendations
  • Country to get first industry built spacecraft by 2017

 

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