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India This Week: 1 December-7 December 2014

Dec 8, 2014 12:41 IST

India this week section provided by Jagranjosh.com will be of immense help for students and aspirants preparing for various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 01 December to 07 December 2014. It will help aspirants revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 December 2014

• SEBI allowed 123 entities to set up Alternative Investment Funds in India
• PSC on External Affairs recommended Government to introduce a Bill to ratify LBA with Bangladesh
• Union government announced 28000 crore rupees package for laying new rail lines in North-East
• Border Security Force celebrated 49th Raising Day
• Maoist attacked CRPF personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh
• Manipur government extended Disturbed Area status under AFSPA for another one year

2 December 2014
• India joined Thirty Meter Telescope Project as a Full Member
• Union Cabinet approved bill on coal block auctions to replace Coal Mines Ordinance 2014
• Union Cabinet approved Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Bill, 2013
• RBI announced fifth Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2014-15
• Union Cabinet approved Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014 giving death penalty to hijackers
• Former Maharashtra CM Abdul Rahman Antulay passed away
• Anil Kumar Sinha appointed as new CBI director
• Bollywood actor-comedian Deven Verma died at 78
• UP Government launched the Women Entrepreneurship Scheme 2014-15

3 December 2014

• DIPP issued Press Note 10 to relax FDI norms for the construction development sector
• Lok Sabha passed the School of Planning and Architecture Bill 2014
• Supreme Court directed Union to prosecute black money hoarders abroad by 31 March 2015
• SC constituted Social Justice Bench to deal with social issue
• Meghalaya formed R C Laloo panel to expedite inclusion process of Khasi-language in Constitution
• Bhopal gas tragedy remembered across the country on 3 December

4 December 2014
• Justice Vaidyanathapura Rama Krishna Iyer died at 100
• RBI notified norms to set up TReDS trading platform for MSME receivables
• Air India and NBCC signed MoU for Monetization of Land Assets
• Subramanian Committee on Leveraging the Post Office Network submitted report to Union government
• Indian Oil won Beighton Cup Hockey tournament
• 43rd Navy Day observed on 4 December
• Union MoEF approved the construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj statue in Arabian Sea

5 December 2014
• Jacques Kallis appointed mentor and batting consultant for IPL team Kolkata Knight Rider
• Sikorsky Corp bagged 6000 crore rupee deal to supply S-70B Seahawks to Indian Navy
• Indian PM Narendra Modi named as the Asian of the Year 2014 by The Straits Times
• Assam government launched Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Concrete Road Nirman scheme
• Punjab Government banned health camps in the State
• Union Cabinet relaxed norms for e-rickshaw drivers

6 December 2014
• Old laptop batteries could power slums in developing countries: IBM India Study
• Mahaparinirwan Diwas observed on 6 December to pay tribute to B R Ambedkar
• Karnataka cabinet approved Child Protection Policy for Safe Schools in Karnataka

7 December 2014
• Hockey Olympian Grihanandan Singh died
• India defeated Pakistan to win Blind Cricket World Cup for the year 2014
• India set Guinness Record for largest human formation of a national flag in world
• Indian Communication Satellite GSAT-16 launched successfully

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