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India This Week: 1 June-7 June 2015

Jun 8, 2015 16:27 IST

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week1 June to 7 June 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 June 2015
• Union Government simplified defence rules to woo foreign companies
• RBI permitted cross holding in infrastructure bonds
• Hike in Service Tax to 14 percent became operational
• Tendulkar, Ganguly, Laxman inducted in BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee
• Fishing ban of 61 days along the Western Coast became effective except in Kerala
• Wrestler Prem Nath passed away
• P Kunhikrishnan appointed as Director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR
• Meena Hemchandra appointed as Executive Director of RBI
• Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa sworn-in as Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
• S Somanath appointed as Director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre, ISRO
• K Sivan appointed as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), ISRO
• Volvo India appointed Tom von Bonsdorff as Managing Director

2 June 2015

• Union Government launched Khoya Paya web portal to exchange information on missing children
• Union Ministry of Women and Child Development launched IAP HealthPhone programme
• IREDA awarded Miniratna (Category-1) status by Department of Public Enterprises
• Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2015-16 announced; Repo rate cut by 0.25 percent
• Ravi Shastri re-appointed as Director of Indian Cricket team
• Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry Irwin Rose passed away

3 June 2015
• Inderjeet won gold in shot put at 21st Asian Athletics Championships
• Denudation in mangrove vegetation of Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary
• Northern Railway rolled out India’s first rail coach lit by solar panels
• Jharkhand Cabinet approved Jharkhand Special Courts Ordinance, 2015
• Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje inaugurated Phase 1A of Jaipur Metro Rail Services
• Union Government filed complaint against Maggi under Section 12(1)(d) of Consumer Protection Act
• Syed Asif Ibrahim appointed as PM’s Special Envoy on Countering Terrorism and Extremism

4 June 2015
• Sundaram Ravi inducted into Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires for 2015-16
• AP Postal Circle decided to sell River Godavari water as GOD-JAL during Pushkaram festival
• Delhi Government introduced mechanical road sweepers
• Union Government signed 400 million US dollars loan agreement with World Bank for TNSUDP
• Delhi Metro got its first driver-less train
• 20 soldiers killed in militant ambush at Tengnoupal, Manipur

5 June 2015
• Union Ministry of Water Resources launched nationwide Jal Kranti Abhiyan from Jaipur
• Union Government inaugurated Tier-I Oil Spill Response Centre for Mumbai and JNPT Harbour
• HP High Court asked state government to establish separate homes for differently-abled people
• Industrial effluents caused fire on water of Bellandur Lake
• IMA’s first Jan Aushadhi medical store launched in Delhi
• R Seshasayee appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of Infosys Limited

6 June 2015
• Rahul Dravid named coach of India ‘A’, U-19 cricket teams
• International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2015
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bangladesh

7 June 2015
• Flood of fire written by Amitav Ghosh
• Maharashtra Government invoked MCOCA against ration mafia
• Anshu Jain, Juergen Fitschen resigned as Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank

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