The Daily Brief – 24th December 2017

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  • The Bharatiya Janata Party has named Jairam Thakur as legislature party leader in Himachal Pradesh, effectively making him the state’s next chief minister.
  • Former India wicketkeeper Saba Karim has appointed as General Manager (Cricket Operations) of the BCCI.
  • India’s first home-grown high purity gold reference standard of ‘9999’ fineness- the Bharatiya Nirdeshak Dravya (BND-4201) – was launched at the India Government Mint, Mumbai. 
  • US President Donald Trump has signed into law a sweeping overhaul of the US tax code, two days after the Republican plan was adopted by Congress in a major political victory. The 1.5 trillion dollars overhaul, set to impact every corner of the economy through dramatic tax cuts for corporations and temporary reductions for individuals.
  • Boxer Vijender Singh defended his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.

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