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India This Week: 10 November-16 November 2014

Nov 17, 2014 12:52 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 10 November to 16 November 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 November 2014
• RBI tightened NBFC norms by requiring them to have stronger capital base
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Jeevan Pramaan-Digital Life Certificate for Pensioners
• Union Government imposed fresh restrictions on overseas travels by bureaucrats
• Ministry of Railways and MoRT&H signed MoU to construct ROB/RUBs on National Highways
• Hockey India announced Hockey India Annual Awards
• Baldev Raj Mahajan appointed as new AG of Haryana
• Union Government raised 10000 crore rupees through Cash Management Bills
• Noted scholar and JNU professor Mathias Samuel Soundra Pandian died
• Mannan Kumar Mishra and S. Prabakaran re-elected to Bar Council of India
• Jnanpith award 2013 conferred on Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh
• Jawed Usmani appointed as State Chief Information Commissioner in UP

11 November 2014
• Union Government banned militant outfit KLO operating in WB, Assam
• Union MoEF launched GIS-based Decision Support System
• Union Ministry of HRD decided to use Sanskrit as 3rd language in KVs in place of German language
• Union Government launched Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills
• National Education Day observed on 11 November
• Kerala became first state with bank accounts for all families

12 November 2014

• Union Government constituted IMC for smooth allocation of cancelled coal blocks
• Radio Kashmir Jammu won Gandhian Philosophy and Public Service Broadcasting award 2014
• Ravi Chopra, director of famous TV show Mahabharata, died at 68
• Public Service Broadcasting Day observed on 12 November
• Haribhau Bagde of BJP elected as new Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
• CM Devendra Fadnavis led government won trust vote in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

13 November 2014
• Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma scored the highest ODI score ever of 264
• Results of biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from UP and Uttarakhand declared
• Union Government announced concessions for minority refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan
• Veteran sports scribe Chandrasekhar P Sant passed away
• Chhattisgarh government ordered judicial probe into sterlisation tragedy

14 November 2014
• Farhan Akhtar appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia
• Question Hour in Rajya Sabha shifted from 11 am to 12 noon
• Two states, three UTs achieve 100 percent financial inclusion under PM Jan Dhan Yojana
• Union Government launched the nationwide Bal Swachhta Mission
• SAIL Chairman CS Verma received IIM- JRD Tata Award for Excellence in Corporate leadership
• India successfully test-fired Dhanush ballistic missile
• Nuclear capable Prithvi-II surface to surface missile test-fired
• CRY launched Project Unlearn to end child labour
• Children’s Day observed across India on 14 November
• SC disclosed names involved in IPL spot fixing probe done by Mudgal Committee
• ONGC to invest 10600 crore rupees in two projects in Western offshore

15 November 2014
• Senior Indian National Congress leader of Odisha Mohan Nag passed away
• DD National to be re-launched with tagline Desh Ka Apna Channel
• Shalabh Seth appointed as the Managing Director of SABMiller India Pvt Ltd

16 November 2014
• Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth won China open singles titles of Badminton
• India cricket team won the 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka by 5-0

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