India This Week: 5 September-11 September 2011

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Jagran Josh
Sep 19, 2011, 18:51 IST

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.

5 September
•    Sai Praneeth won the men's singles crown in the IFCI all-India ranking senior badminton championship.
•    Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) observed that SEBI has wider powers under the Sebi Act to issue directions to even unlisted firms.
•    Supreme Court issued notice to the government on a plea challenging the appointment of Atul Kumar Rai as the chief executive officer and managing director of IFCI.
•    Eminent industrial economist, D.U. Sastry passed away
•    Assam Government Decided to have brand names for the famous Muga and Eri silks

6 September
•    UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2011 projected an economic growth of 8.1 per cent for India.
•    Upgraded MiG-21 Bison fighter crashed near Shambu in Punjab's Patiala district.
•    Lok Sabha extended the term of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), looking into the allocation and pricing of telecom licences and 2G spectrum.
•    Eminent sculptor Ganapati Sthapati died
•    Haryana Government Introduced a Policy to Provide Security to Whistleblowers

7 September

•    Indian rupee settled at one-year low of 46.16/17 against the US currency, down by 5 paise over last close
•    Lukoskin, a herbal product for Leucoderma developed by DRDO, was launched by Dr. W. Selvamurthy in New Delhi
•    Madhya Pradesh became the first Indian state to Offer Air Taxi Services

8 September

•    The Government decided to lift a ban on wheat exports and put a ban on onion exports.
•    Union Government of India Launched Sakshar Bharat Mission to Reduce Illiteracy

9 September

•    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) of MCX's (Multi-Commodity Exchange) initial public offering
•    Rajasthan Government Decided to Fix Quota in Promotion for Sc and ST Employees
•    Supreme Court of India: Rules of Reservation not Applicable to Upgraded Posts

10 September
•    Researchers found a direct link between voice, face recognition brain areas

11 September
•    Major General (retd) BC Khanduri appointed the sixth Chief Minister of Uttarakhand replacing Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank who resigned

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