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Major News and Events of 16 June 2016

What Happened on 16 June 2016


PM to Open 2-Day Tax Administrator's Meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to inaugurate a two-day annual conclave which will be attended by senior tax administrators of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) & Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC). Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will also conduct a session during the  conference that will deliberate on issues related to services to taxpayers and better implementation of fiscal laws and government policies, including those on curbing black money generation and circulation. 

Union Cabinet Clears Civil Aviation Policy

In what may give a major thrust to India's ailing civil aviation industry, the central government has cleared the country's much-needed first National Civil Aviation Policy. The policy will pave the way for start-up airlines to fly abroad, enhance air connectivity and also open up the skies for European and SAARC countries.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
How many states are there in India? There are 29 states and 7 union territories in India. The states have their own government while the union territories are governed by the central government. The states are namely, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar,… Read More...
Which cities in India have the metro railway system? The Metro railway system and service are operational in 10 cities in India. These are Kolkata, Delhi, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Mumbai, Chennai, Jaipur, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Lucknow. The Kolkata Metro rail is the… Read More...
Which states in India have less population than Delhi? Delhi has a population of approximately 18.6 million people, as per the latest census. Delhi's area is much less as compared to many states and Union territories in India. But in… Read More...