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India This Week: 10 April-16 April 2017

Apr 17, 2017 11:05 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 10 April and 16 April 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 April 2017
• Prime Minister inaugurated exhibition commemorating 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha
• Parliament passes Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2017
• SoI proposes joint mission with Nepal to re-measure Mt Everest’s height
• Union Minister launches ‘nakshe’ portal to celebrate Survey of India’s 250 Anniversary
• Two day Convention on World Homoeopathy Day concludes in India
• Union Ministry releases Rs. 23,443 Cr to the states for development activities
• Lok Sabha passes Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017
• National Hindi Sevi Samman Awards for the year 2015 announced
• Gandhi in Champaran, authored by DG Tendulkar, launched
• Nokia partners with Airtel and BSNL to bring 5G Services in India
• Flipkart acquires eBay India business to fight Amazon
• Hope in a Challenged Democracy: An Indian Narrative: Ashwani Kumar

11 April 2017
• Parliament passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017
• Union Government sets up inter-ministerial panel to monitor UDAN
• Study: Modi most followed world leader on Instagram, ahead of Trump
• Supreme Court rejects Compensatory Power Tariff for Adani Power, Tata Power
• CBDT to issue PAN and TAN within 1 day to improve Ease of Doing Business
• President Pranab Mukherjee presents SCOPE Awards
• Hijacked Indian ship ‘Al-Kausar’ released

12 April 2017
• Union Cabinet approves implementation of Target Plus Scheme under Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09
• Union Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Russia for cooperation in Science & Technology
• Union Cabinet approves signing of Framework of Understanding for hydrocarbon cooperation with Bangladesh
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy at Visakhapatnam
• CCEA approves listing of 11 CPSEs on stock exchanges
• EC throws open challenge to people to hack its EVM's from 1st week of May
• Justice Malviya Committee submits its report on draft Ganga Act
• Telangana Government to increase quota for Muslims, STs in the state
• Gujarat Governor gives his nod to the Guj Self Financed School Bill
• Karnataka launches campaign against H1N1
• President Pranab Mukherjee conferred National Geoscience Awards 2016
• Congress leader Akhilesh Das Gupta passes away
• India’s Harbhajan among 8 ambassadors for ICC Champions Trophy
• Cab safety measures for women included in new Taxi Policy Guidelines

13 April 2017
• The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi, authored by M Veerappa Moily launched
• Union Government launches Aadhaar Seeding Application
• President Pranab Mukherjee gives assent to four GST related legislations
• Mukulita Vijayawargiya takes charge as Whole Time Member of IBBI
• Haryana government launches Operation Durga for women's safety

14 April 2017
• PM Modi inaugurates new units in Koradi thermal power station in Nagpur
• 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar observed nationwide
• PM Narendra Modi launches BHIM-Aadhaar Pay app
• I-T department launches 2nd phase of Operation Clean Money to probe 60000 people
• MoU between NSFDC & Development Commissioner (Handlooms) signed
• Pankaj Advani defeats Sourav Kothari to win Asian Billiards Championship
• Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Girish Chandra Saxena died

15 April 2017
• ISRO to enter into a joint venture with industries to build rockets
• 70th Himachal Day celebrated across Himachal Pradesh
• Vastu Shastra to be introduced in IIT Kharagpur
• First Made in India industrial robot BRABO unveiled

16 April 2017
• Railways Ministry launches first-ever train with glass roof coaches on Visakhapatnam-Araku route
• ISRO announces launch of South Asia Satellite on 5 May; Pakistan’s name dropped
• ‘Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme announced in Maharashtra
• Bharat Biotech’s Zika Virus vaccine 100% efficient in animal trials

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