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India This Week: 10 February-16 February 2014

India this Week is a section available on jagranjosh.com and it provides latest updates of current affairs...

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India this Week is a section available on jagranjosh.com and it provides latest updates of current affairs is important for those who are preparing for any competitive exams. One can easily revise the events/occurrences of the week important with the perspective of examinations by studying this section.

10 February 2014
• Cancer awareness programme launched by Yuvraj Singh
• Indian boxers finished fourth at the 58th Bocskai International Tournament
• South Central Railway launched HYLITES

11 February 2014
• Union Home Ministry laid down guidelines for mercy petitions
• IOC revoked suspension of IOA and allowed it to return in Olympic movement
• Kosnam Himalaya Singh appointed as Lieutenant General
• Ashok Varadhan appointed co-head of securities division of Goldman Sachs

12 February 2014

• ADB and Government of India signed for a 275 million dollar loan under RCIP
• Highlights of the Interim Rail Budget 2014-15
• CCSD approved revision of VSHSE Scheme in 12th FYP
• Karnataka won Irani Cup for the fifth time
• Three-day long Desert Festival started in Jaisalmer
• Satellite Centre of PGIMER, Chandigarh to be established at Sangrur
• Union Government approved Pune Metro Rail Project
• Union Government launched HIV Salvage Therapy
• Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, Mangalyaan, completed 100 days

13 February 2014

• Assam became the First State to legally ban smokeless tobacco
• SEBI approved the new Corporate Governance norms
• Delhi Government approved Delhi Nagar Swaraj Bill
• Delhi Police launched a Helpline number 1093 for North-Eastern People

14 February 2014
• Union Government approved two plants to manufacture Semiconductor chips
• SAI set up 14 high-level expert committees
• Second AE put Foodgrain production at 263.2 MT in 2013-14
• Odisha Lokayukta Bill 2014 passed by the Assembly of the state

15 February 2014
• Javed Miandad, former Pakistani cricketer resigned as Director-General of countries cricket
• Union Government raised the import tariff value on gold and silver

16 February 2014
• Indian Flag unfurled at Sochi Winter Olympics after IOC revoked ban on Indian body
• Researchers at IIT Kharagpur developed ready-to-eat food paste for malnourished children

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