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India This Week: 11 July-17 July 2016

Jul 18, 2016 16:10 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 11 August to 17 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

11 July 2016
• Union Ministry of Health launches Nationwide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight
• Pre-historic Megaliths study indicate Khasis lived Meghalaya since 1200 BCE
• President confers 51st Jnanpith Award on Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari
• Dabur signs MoU with DRDO to promote cultivation of rare medicinal plants

12 July 2016
• PM Modi’s four nation tour to Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique concluded
• Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba commissions Marine Commandos’ base INS Karna
• SBI inks MoU with IIT Bombay to promote fintech start-ups
• Union Government notifies Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016
• Arvind Subramanian panel constituted to tackle pulses shortage
• K V R Murthy appointed as CMD of Jute Corp of India

13 July 2016
• Supreme Court ordered restoration of Nabam Tuki government in Arunachal Pradesh
• Union Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
• Union Cabinet approves disinvestment of 15% in NBCC
• Union Cabinet approves revival of defunct Fertilizer Units in Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni
• Ashok Patnaik appointed as CEO of NATGRID
• Operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ launched to evacuate Indian citizens from South Sudan

14 July 2016
• RBI sets up Sudarshan Sen-headed Inter-regulatory Working Group on Fin Tech and Digital Banking
• Time schedule for making payments under Income Declaration Scheme 2016 revised
• Justice Shah headed SIT on black money recommends ban on cash transactions above 3 lakh rupees
• Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi appointed as Chairman of CBSE
• India, ADB sign 100 Million US dollar loan agreement for Cauvery Delta project in Tamil Nadu
• Tata Advanced Systems signs deal with Bell Helicopter
• Terrapin 3 Acquisition Corporation acquires Yatra Online for $218 mn

15 July 2016
• Courage & Commitment authored by Margaret Alva
• Madhya Pradesh becomes first state to approve setting up of Happiness Department
• Nalanda Mahavihara inscribed as 33rd World Heritage Site in India
• Union Government launches Transforming India Website
• Guruprasad Mohapatra appointed as Chairman of Airports Authority of India

16 July 2016
• Rare Marbled Map butterfly sighted in Eastern Ghats
• ‘Ramayana month’ begins in Kerala
• Vijender Singh defeats Kerry Hope to clinch WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title

17 July 2016
• Who Moved My Interest Rate? authored by Duvvuri Subbarao
• TRI-NETRA System developed for enhancing the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather
• Three Indian sites listed among UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites
• Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal clinches 73rd Senior National Squash Championship
• Pema Khandu sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister
• India's first e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court
• Abdul Wahid Tanveer wins 2W MRF Rally of Coimbatore

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