March 17 2017

  • The Goods and Service Tax (GST) council headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cleared the State GST (SGST) and Union Territory GST (UTGST) laws during its 12 Council meet on March 16, 2017.
  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh inaugurated a Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) in Shimla on March 15, 2017 to connect all the police posts in the state with each other.
  • India and Brazil have finalised text of the Social Security Agreement(SSA) on March 16, 2017. It will be effective from 2018.
  • Australia Research Institute Signs Agreement with Indian Railways for Infrastructure Support
  • The two day G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meet began in Baden-Baden, Germany on March 17, 2017.
  • India ranks 148 in 2017 UN women in politics map
  • New Zealand’s Whanganui River on March 15, 2017 became the first river in the World to get the legal rights as possessed by a human being.
  • World Bank Approves $175 million loan for India’s National Hydrology Project
  • Bandhan Bank ties up with Avenues India
  • Former Minister of Inidan Railways Mallikarjun Kharge has been nominated for the post of chairman of the Public’s Account Committee (PAC) of Parliament.
  • Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta and retired IAS officer BV Papa Rao have been appointed as members of the Sports Authority of India (SAI)
  • Michael Clarke’s launches his autobiography ‘My Story’
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