Current Affairs India - 15 December 2016

1. Narendra Modi, Prime minister of India has ranked 9th on the Forbes list of 74 of the world-s most powerful people.
2. V G Kannan has become the new CEO of Indian Bank Association (IBA).
3. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation for November 2016 came in at a five months low of 3.15%, lower than 3.39% in the October month.
4. The Government of India has announced to extend its e-tourist Visa facility to the citizens of 161 countries.
5. India will contribute $ 500,000 to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the year 2016-17.
6. V K Sharma, the acting Chief of Life Insurance Corporation of India has become the new Chairman and Managing Director of nation-s biggest insurer and investor for five years.
7. India and Tajikistan has signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation.
8. The book titled -Courts of India -Past to present -has been released by the Supreme Court of India.