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Major News and Events of 15 June 2016

What Happened on 15 June 2016

All States except Tamil Nadu back GST Bill

With the exception of Tamil Nadu, all states have confirmed their support for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill proposed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. The GST is purported to be the most significant tax reform in the country. Jaitley added that most states are unanimous in their opposition to fixing of GST rate and including it in the bill. 

President Pranab Mukherjee in Ghana to deepen defence, security ties

India and Ghana agreed on deeper security and defence cooperation to tackle the menace of terrorism. President Pranab Mukherjee and his counterpart John Mahama issued a joint statement noting that while India is a victim of cross-border terrorism, Ghana is situated in the increasingly volatile region of western Africa. President Mukherjee was on a two-day visit to Ghana.

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