India This Week: 23 January-29 January 2012

A compilation of all the important topics and events of the week is given here. Update you Current Affairs Weekly with our India This week.

You can read compilation of all the important topics and events of the week. Update your Current Affairs Weekly with our India This Week.

23 January
•    Rajasthan coached by R R Jadeja won its second consecutive Ranji Trophy title by defeating Tamil Nadu  at the MA Chidambaram stadium
•    Senior congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh C. Jagannatha Rao died of a heart attack in Secunderabad

24 January
•    Sukumar Azhikode, award-winning Malayalam writer, scholar and one of  the most influential Gandhian intellectual in Kerala died
•    CCEA gave final approval to Vedanta Resources's acquisition of a majority stake in Cairn India
•    RBI cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 50 basis points from 6 per cent to 5.5 per cent with effect from 28 January 2012

25 January
•    The Padma awards for the year 2012 were announced on the eve of India’s 63rd Republic Day

26 January
•    Kerala governor and former Puducherry chief minister and MP, M O H Farook died in Chennai
•    President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the Ashoka Chakra on Lt. Navdeep Singh (posthumous) on the occasion of the 63rd Republic Day 2012

27 January
•    Expert Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister constituted to examine issues relating to the sugar sector

28 January
•    SEBI decided to enhance the minimum investment amount per client managed by portfolio managers to Rs.25 lakh from Rs.5 lakh

29 January
•    A Amalraj won his maiden national title by defeating A Sharath Kamal in the final of the 73rd Senior National and Inter-State Table Tennis Championships in Lucknow

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