India This Week: 1 September-7 September 2014

India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Sep 8, 2014 10:40 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 1 September to 7 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

1 September 2014

• Andhra Pradesh Government Proposed Metro Rail Project for Tirupati
• Himachal HC banned animal sacrifice at any place of public religious worship
• CAD narrowed down to 1.7 per cent of GDP in Q1 of 2014-15: RBI
• RBI issued guidelines on implementation of Basel III Capital Regulations
• Union Government relaxed onion import norms
• United Bank of India declared Vijay Mallya as wilful defaulter
• Venus Remedies tied up with Israel-based generic drug maker Teva
• Saina Nehwal decided to train under new Coach Vimal Kumar
• RBI asked banks to set time line to process loans
• Union Government to SC: It wants re-auction of all 218 coal blocks

2 September 2014
• Union Government constituted a panel to review environment laws
• Jammu & Kashmir government formed panel for welfare of transgenders
• Karnataka became first state in India to launch Health Adalat
• Justice Dharmadhikari Committee recommended complete ban on dance bars
• Bharti Airtel launched music streaming app Wynk for Android and iOS
• GMR Infrastructure signed MOU with JBIC for infra sector
• Union MHA approved forest land diversion to fight Maoists
• Union Health Ministry launched revised strategy to eradicate Kala azar by 2015 in Patna

3 September 2014
• WTI and TCL signed MoU to setup India’s first Coral Garden in Gujarat
• Ritu Rani to lead Indian Women’s Hockey team in Asian Games 2014
• India slipped to 71st rank in WEF's annual Global Competitiveness List 2014-2015
• Union Government amended Rule 10 of Lokpal Search Committee Rules granting it more autonomy

4 September 2014
• Chief Minister of AP announced Vijayawada region as the new capital of AP
• Snapdeal signed joint venture with Den Networks
• V Nagarajan joined IGL as a new director
• Government approved 7% hike in Dearness Allowance
• SC upheld Uttar Pradesh Government decision to use Urdu as second official language
• SC asked Union Government to clarify its stand on citizenship of surrogate children
• Ravindra Nath took charge as CMD of NSIC

5 September 2014

• Find land to rehabilitate Pandits: Union Home Minister to Chief Minister of J&K
• Pankaj Advani announced to retire from professional snooker
• Sudhakar Jayant won gold medal at IWF World Masters Weightlifting Championships
• Union Government approved Task Force to monitor Citizenship, Long Term Visas
• SC ordered to release undertrial prisoners who have completed half of maximum term
• China awarded China Book Award to JNU professor Priyadarsi Mukherji
• Australian PM Tony Abbott returned 11th century stolen idols to India
• Chandrakala Padia appointed as first women chairperson of IIAS

6 September 2014

• Rechargeable magnesium battery developed at IICT- Hyderabad
• Union Health Minister Launched First National Anti-TB Drug Resistance Survey of India
• Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani Inaugurated KRITI Exhibition - 2014
• Special Rhino Protection Force for protection of Rhinos

7 September 2014
• Delhi Government unveiled need-based development plan for villagers
• Unit 5 of RAPS became second longest running nuclear reactor of World
• Sushma Swaraj visited Bahrain

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