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India this Week: 11 September to 17 September 2017

Sep 18, 2017 11:39 IST

India this week 11 September to 17 September 2017 provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared with an intention help the aspirants and students of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that happened in the week. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

11 September
IAU names two Pluto Mountains after mountaineers who first scaled Mount Everest
AIMPLB to form committee to examine Supreme Court’s verdict on Triple Talaq
RBI uses Currency Verification & Processing Machine for processing currency notes
Tahir Mahmood awarded with N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award
Assam government to provide skill training to 30000 surrendered militants
Sloane Stephens beats Madison Keys to win US Open Women’s Singles

12 September
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco in the field of health
India, Belarus sign 10 pacts to expand cooperation
Harry Potter's Hogwarts letter auctioned off, sold for 7000 pounds
BAI to confer first Lifetime Achievement award on Prakash Padukone
2 US scientists, Indian economist among 2017 Balzan Prize awardees

13 September
Zoological Survey of India released first compendium of animal diversity in Indian Sundarbans
Minister of State for Home Affairs to inaugurate Conference on Women Prison Officers
Union Cabinet approves introduction of Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament
India to step up cooperation with Egypt in textiles sector

14 September
Gateway Awards 2017: JNPCT awarded Container Terminal of the Year 2017
Harsh Vardhan launches 'Wood is Good' Campaign to promote climate-friendly resource
National Hindi Diwas 2017 celebrated across India
Indian Railways permits m-Aadhaar as ID proof for travellers

15 September
Devendra Fadnavis launches 'Maharashtra Mission 1 Million' initiative
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2017 observed globally
Union Government to grant citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees
International Day of Democracy observed globally
Unstoppable: My Life So Far authored by Maria Sharapova

16 September
NASA finds ‘Shape-shifting’ bacteria on the International Space Station
UNCTAD Report 2017- India, China unlikely to be growth poles for global economy
President of India Launches ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ Campaign

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