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India This Week: 12 December-18 December 2016

Dec 19, 2016 09:30 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 12 December to 18 December 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

12 December 2016
• Avail 0.75% discount for Cashless Refueling: IOCL
• Post-demonetisation: 23% Jan Dhan Accounts still without balance
• Priyanka Chopra appointed UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador
• Pankaj Advani won World Billiards title in Bengaluru
• Cyclone Vardah struck coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
• India’s first amphibious bus project launched in Punjab
• Pulkit Trivedi appointed as Industry Director of Facebook India
• Cyrus Mistry removed as Tata Industries director
• Book Courts of India-Past to Present compiled by Supreme Court Editorial Committee

13 December 2016
• Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated 3rd edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale
• ISRO signs deal with consortium of six companies to build satellite privately
• Indian Railways, SBI tie-up to install 10000 POS machines at various locations
• India signs Grant Agreement with IBRD for additional financing of MSMEs Project
• Child born out of rape entitled to compensation: Delhi HC
• Uttar Pradesh Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th pay commission
• World Bank declares pause to protect Indus Waters Treaty
• Gujarat to have Wagah-like border viewing point

14 December 2016
• Rajya Sabha passed Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2014
• Pokemon Go to make its India debut
• Solar battery station inaugurated in Dibrugarh, Assam
• Punjab Chief Electoral Officer formulated special action plan on drugs
• Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana named in ICC Women's Team of the Year
• Cyrus Mistry removed as Tata Teleservices Director
• Union Government notified Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016

15 December 2016
• Union Government launches Lucky Grahak Yojana, Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana
• IAF personnel can't sport beard on religious grounds: Supreme Court
• Union Government sanctioned Rs 30 crore for Solar City Programme
• Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016 awarded to Ratan Tata
• Assam’s Majuli to be India's first carbon neutral district
• Gujarat proposes tougher liquor laws
• No alcohol shops within 500 metres of highways: Supreme Court
• Sunil Arora appointed as Director General of IICA

16 December 2016
• Lok Sabha passed Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016
• Supreme Court referred cases against note ban to Constitution Bench
• Lanura becomes first village to go cashless in J&K

17 December 2016
• Sushma Swaraj named 2016 'Global Thinker' by Foreign Policy magazine
• Disney launches Hour of Code campaign to teach computer programming to school kids
• V K Sharma appointed Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India
• Vijender Singh defeats Francis Cheka to retain WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title
• Union Government forms high-level task force on Indus Water Treaty

18 December 2016
• Centre to set up single tribunal to decide inter-state water disputes
• Old notes worth over Rs 5000 can only be deposited once before 30 Dec
• Atletico de Kolkata crowned 2016 Indian Super League champions
• India defeats Belgium to win 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup
• State Bank of India launched State Bank MobiCash
• NSG commandos may march on Republic Day Parade

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