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India This Week: 10 October-16 October 2016

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

Oct 17, 2016 12:10 IST
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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 October to 16 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

10 October 2016
• Standard Chartered Bank ties-up with Uber to offer discounts
• HIMANSH, India’s remote and high-altitude station opened in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
11 October 2016
• India clean-sweeps three match test series against New Zealand
• Telangana redraws its map by adding 21 new districts
• Union Government grants BP Plc licence to set up petrol pumps in India

12 October 2016
• Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad awarded with IAFP Young scientist scholarship award 2016
• Indian Wrestlers bagged four medals at 2016 TAFISA World Games
• The Adivasi Will Not Dance authored by Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

13 October 2016
• India decided to eliminate potent greenhouse gas HFC-23 by 2030
• CCEA approves revision of ethanol prices for supply to Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies
• Ajay Kumar Bhalla appointed as Director General of Foreign Trade

14 October 2016
• Safe Motherhood Week starts in Uttar Pradesh
• Varanasi stampede: Around 25 people killed and several injured
• Boxer Neeraj Goyat retains WBC Asia Welterweight title

15 October 2016
• KS Valdiya led expert committee finds Saraswati River did exist
• Brazil wins 1st BRICS U-17 football tournament
• C Radhakrishnan chosen for Mathrubhumi Literary Award 2016
• Amandeep Singh Gill appointed as India's Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva

16 October 2016
• BRICS summit concluded with adoption of Goa Declaration
• National Summit on Fortification of Food inaugurated in New Delhi

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