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India This Week: 12 June-18 June 2017

Jun 19, 2017 11:38 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 12 June to 18 June 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

12 June 2017
• India emerges as 7th largest exporter of agri-products globally: Commerce Secretary
• Justice CS karnan becomes first High Court Judge to retire while absconding
• Veteran Telugu poet, writer C Narayana Reddy passes away
• A third of all humans are either overweight or obese: Study
• Arunachal Pradesh demands separate time zone to improve efficiency
• IRDAI takes over management of Sahara India Life Insurance Company

13 June 2017
• Centre to set up 100 AYUSH hospitals across country
• MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border
• Bihar’s ‘Project Jal Sanchay’ Chosen for National Award
• MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border
• India ratifies two ILO Conventions on elimination of child labour
• RBI identifies Accounts for Reference by Banks under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
• EU to release remaining 25 mn euros of its grant for primary, secondary education in India
• RBI issues new batch of Rs 500 notes with inset letter A
• Tata Motors appoints Girish Wagh as Commercial Vehicle Business Head
• DRDO successfully test-fires anti-tank Nag missile
• World Bank grants Afghanistan $520 Million to boost economy
• Indian Railways launches Mission Retro-Fitment to enhance the passenger experience

14 June 2017
• Uprooted by dam, workers trapped in bonded labour on Indian plantations: Report
• Union Health Ministry launches Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight
• Union Cabinet approves Interest Subvention to banks on short-term crop loan to farmers
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Palestine on agriculture cooperation
• Union Cabinet approves proposal to introduce Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017
• Union Cabinet approves proposal to introduce Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017
• India's antitrust watchdog imposes $13.6 mn fine on Hyundai Motor's local unit

15 June 2017
• Indian-origin Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's youngest PM
• IOC, BPCL, HPCL sign agreement to set up USD 30 billion refinery
• Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi chosen for Bhupen Hazarika Award 2017
• Former Chief Justice of India PN Bhagwati passes away
• Shipping Ministry organised ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ Sammelan
• Neeru Chadha elected as first Indian woman Member of ITLOS
• India re-elected to United Nations Economic and Social Council
• CBDT notifies Rule 10CB for Secondary Adjustments under Section 92CE of IT Act, 1961

16 June 2017
• Ajaib Singh Bhatti elected as Punjab Assembly Deputy Speaker
• Adani Group set up 50-MW solar PV plant in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh
• Black money: Switzerland ratifies automatic exchange of information with India

17 June 2017
• UN report: India top remittance-receiving country in 2016
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Kochi Metro
• Special Gandhi Darshan train flagged off to celebrate 100 years of Sabarmati Ashram
• Ministry of Culture launches ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’
• Dalit Face of NDA government as Presidential candidate

18 June 2017
• Ramakrishna Mission Chief Swami Atmasthananda passes away
• Final raising of Sardar Sarovar Dam cleared by Narmada Control Authority
• Telangana state to shield 12 percent reservation for poor Muslim communities

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