Current Affairs India - 12 September 2016

1. The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of the crucial Goods and Services Tax Council that will take all key decisions relating to indirect tax levy including rates and exemptions. The GST Council will be led by the Union Finance Minister and include State Ministers as members.


2. Army Green won the Durand Cup Football Title, Asia's oldest football tournament, after defeating Neroca FC in the final match in New Delhi yesterday.


3. Bollywood actress Vidya Balan appointed as brand ambassador of the ambitious Samajwadi Pension Yojana by Uttar Pradesh government.