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India This Week: 1 May-7 May 2017

May 8, 2017 17:05 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred between 1 May and 7 May 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 May 2017
• Real Estate Act comes into effect, 13 states notify rules
• Union Government launches One IP- Two Dispensaries, Aadhaar Based Online Claim Submission Schemes
• Anthony Lianzuala takes over as Controller General of Accounts
• Hockey India recommends Sardar Singh for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
• Real Estate Act comes into effect, 13 states notify rules
• Union Ministry of Textiles observes Swachhta Pakhwada throughout the country
• India expected to achieve 7.1% growth in 2017: UN report

2 May 2017
• DoT launches Tarang Sanchar web portal for information on Mobile Tower Radiation
• Padma Venkataraman bestowed with Avvaiyar award
• DGMOs of India, Pak hold talks after Pakistani army mutilated Indian soldiers
• Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu selected for USIBC Award
• NMCG observed Ganga Swachhta Sankalp Divas across the Ganga Basin States
• Prakash Javadekar launches Vidya Veerta Abhiyan
• Madhya Pradesh becomes 1st state to shift to January to December financial year
• Mallikarjun Kharge appointed as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee
• Indian army successfully test fires Block-III version of BrahMos cruise missile
• Sunil Chhetri wins Hero of I-League 2016-17 Award
• RDEL gets approval to exit debt restructuring scheme
• Braj Bihari Kumar to succeed economist S K Thorat as ICSSR Chairman

3 May 2017
• Railway Bridge taller than Eiffel Tower to be built over Chenab River
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Patanjali Research Institute in Haridwar
• President Pranab Mukherjee presented 64th National Film Awards
• SC allows Salman Khurshid to assist as amicus curiae in hearing of 'triple talaq'
• Priyanka Chopra to attend UNICEF gala to support violence-affected children
• Shabana Azmi starrer 'The Black Prince' awarded at film fest in Houston
• Industries found illegally dumping e-waste near Ramganga River to pay Rs 1 lakh
• Union Cabinet approves National Steel Policy 2017
• CCEA approves Central Sector Scheme SAMPADA
• Gadkari inaugurated The Highway Saga & SRISHTI exhibitions
• Union Sports Ministry announces changes in National Youth Awards
• Union Cabinet approves modifications in 7th CPC recommendations
• Union Cabinet approves transfer of Department of Posts' land to Thrissur Municipal Corporation
• Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport
• Union Cabinet approves issuing ordinance to resolve NPAs of banks
• Kasinadhuni Viswanath honoured with Dada Saheb Phalke Award
• Aizawl FC threaten 'fast unto death' if denied entry in top tier
• Union Cabinet approves cooperation between Indian and Japan on Railway Safety

4 May 2017
• Odisha’s Sualgiri, Swalgiri communities notified as Scheduled Castes
• IBBI constitutes Technical Committee to lay down Technical Standards for performance of core services
• Swachh Survekshan 2017 Rankings released; Indore is the cleanest city
• Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah appointed as Chairman of Tea Board of India
• Trial of Agni-II Ballistic Missile fails to meet desired parameters
• India placed at 100th spot in FIFA Rankings after 21 years
• MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan inaugurates world level weapon production unit in Bhind district
• Facebook launches Express WiFi in India
• Pratap Bhanu Mehta appointed Vice Chancellor of Ashoka University

5 May 2017
• ‪‪2012 Delhi gang rape‬‬ case: Supreme Court confirms death sentence for four convicts
• South Asia Satellite successfully launched
• ‪‪President gives assent to ordinance for resolution of non-performing asset crisis in banking system
• PepsiCo India forays into Dairy Products with Oats-Based Milk Beverage
• RBI tightens JLF rules, directs banks not to break any norms

6 May 2017
• Ancient water body to be revived in Tamil Nadu
• Andhra Pradesh’s Banganapalle mango gets Geographical Indication tag
• Assam declared as ‘Disturbed’ Area under AFSPA for 3 More Months
• First Woman Chief Judge of State High Court Justice Leila Seth passes away

7 May 2017
• Gadkari inaugurated country’s 1st bio refinery plant
• Every house in Haryana to get a smart ID
• NBT to host book fairs in panchayats
• Konkona Sen Sharma bags Best Director and Best Actress awards at New York Indian Film Festival

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