1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. India | World This Week |  

India This Week: 11 April-17 April 2016

Apr 18, 2016 15:15 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 week 11 April to 17 April 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

11 April 2016
• Union Government exempted housing finance companies from XBRL filings
• Sachin Tendulkar to endorse I Support Skill India campaign
• B B Tandon Committee constituted to monitor government advertisements in accordance with SC directions
• Hemant Kumar Ruia appointed CFO of Indus Towers

12 April 2016
• Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won Global Indian of the Year 2016 award
• President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma Awards 2016
• Delhi government launched PoochhO Carpool app to help people during odd-even scheme
• Kerala High Court banned noise-making fireworks at night in all places of worship

13 April 2016
• Maharashtra CM Fadnavis launched Mission Drinking Water
• Maharashtra Legislative Assembly approved Social Boycott Bill 2016

14 April 2016
• PM Modi launched Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan on Dr. Ambedkar's birth anniversary
• ONGC took over Tapti gas field infrastructure to boost Daman gas Production
• Union Government reconstituted IGNCA Trust; Ram Bahadur Rai appointed President
• Susmita Pande appointed as chairperson of National Monument Authority
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Maritime India Summit 2016
• Union Government notified SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Rules, 2016
• PM Narendra Modi launched National Agriculture Market
• Jharkhand Government launched Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana for widows
• Hero Group co-founder Satyanand Munjal passed away

15 April 2016
• Geeta Johri appointed as first woman DGP of Gujarat
• Delhi government rolled out Phase 2 of odd-even scheme

16 April 2016
• Panagarh airbase renamed after former IAF chief Arjan Singh

17 April 2016
• Google, RailTel launched free WiFi service at Bhubaneswar Railway station
• Indian Railway used drone for the first time to inspect Dedicated Freight Corridor project
• Dipa Karmakar became first Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics
• Supercomputer 'Param Kanchenjunga' unveiled at Sikkim NIT

 

Is this article important for exams ? Yes7 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: India this week , India this week 2016

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK