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India This Week: 12 May-18 May 2014

May 19, 2014 14:26 IST

Jagranjosh.com provides a section named India this week to help the aspirants of competitive exams to revise the latest updates of the past week at a glance. The India this Week provides almost all the important incidences and events of the previous week, which may be asked in any of the exams.

12 May 2014

• President confers National Florence Nightingale Awards on 35 nursing personnel
• RBI allows bank branches abroad to sell structured products
• Manipur wins Senior National Women's Football Champions title
• Bombay High Court orders Maharashtra government to revise the electoral rolls

13 May 2014
• Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag appointed as 28th Chief of Army Staff
• Candidates not disclosing information about assets can be disqualified: SC
• SC Collegium recommends Gopal Subramaniam and RF Nariman to be appointed as SC judges
• President Pranab Mukherjee gives his assent to Whistleblowers Protection Bill 2011
• Nayak Committee to Review Governance of Boards of Banks in India submits its report to RBI
• CISF inducted as associate member of Hockey India

14 May 2014
• Six workers injured after Hot water Spill from a valve at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant
• Justice B S Chauhan appointed as the Chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
• Pankaj Advani wins CCI Biliards title
• Kasturirangan Task Force on Waste to Energy submits its report to the Planning Commission
• MTS announces to provide free Wi-Fi in Gurgaon Rapid Metro Rail
• Revised NCR norms restrict tourism in Green zones
• Amul to set up five lakh litres per day capacity dairy plant in Varanasi
• Meghalaya Government bans rat-hole coal mining & coal transportation in the State
• Odisha government inks agreement with TiE Silicon Valley

15 May 2014
• A.B. Pandya appointed as the Chairman of Central Water Commission
• Sistema Shyam Teleservices launches messaging app MBuddy for feature phones

16 May 2014
• 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014 results declared:  BJP won by securing 284 seats
• SC directs Mudgal panel to probe IPL spot fixing scandal
• Russi Mody, the former Tata Steels Chairman dies
• A documentary titled Gandhi in Mexico: A look at Non Violence screened at IIC
• Apple and Google settle Smartphone patent war
• SC put an interim stay on iron ore mining operations by 26 firms in Odisha

17 May 2014
• Nitish Kumar resigns as Bihar Chief Minister
• Founder of Leela Group Hotels Krishnan Nair dies
• PM Manmohan Singh tenders his resignation to the President

18 May 2014
• N Srinivasan, the veteran nuclear scientist dies
• Nabam Tuki sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh
• 15th Lok Sabha dissolved by the President of India

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