India This Week: 9 April-15 April 2012

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9 April 2012
•    Top Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal won a 3-2 victory over Robbie Temple of England at the $120000 El Gouna International Open in El Gouna, Egypt
•    NABARD declared its intent to double its concessional lending towards building new warehouses for food grain storage to Rs. 500 crore in Punjab

10 April 2012
•    Consolidated Foreign Direct Investment Policy Document released by the Commerce and Industry Ministry changed the norms for both NBFCs and foreign institutional investors (FIIs)
•    Former Tamil Nadu State secretary of the CPI(M) and three-time MLA, N. Varadarajan, died in Chennai

11 April 2012
•    ADB in its flagship annual publication Asian Development Outlook (ADO) projected moderate increase in growth rate for India to 7 percent in 2012-13
•    Union government made it mandatory for individuals with income above Rs 10 lakh to file their tax returns 2011-12 onwards electronically

12 April 2012
•    Union government approved Rs 30000 crore bailout for Air India.
•    Union Cabinet approved the extension of funding support for implementing the Swavalamban Scheme under the New Pension System (NPS) from three years to five years
•    Union Cabinet approved Public Procurement Bill, 2012 which aims at regulating public procurement of above Rs 50 lakh and provides fair treatment to bidders

13 April 2012
•    Two-member Adarsh Judicial Commission set up by the Maharashtra Government to probe into the scam-tainted Adarsh Housing Society submitted its interim report to the state Government
•    Samajwadi Party MLA from Itwa in Sidhhartnagar district Mata Prasad Pandey was unanimously elected Speaker of the 16th Uttar Pradesh Assembly

14 April 2012
•    The Union Government of India sought its partnership in setting up the Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (BRLF)

15 April 2012
•    The Rajasthan Government decided to provide electricity connections in remote desert areas through solar power plants

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