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India This Week: 12 September-18 September 2016

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Sep 19, 2016 15:00 IST
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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 September to 18 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

12 September 2016
• Union Cabinet approves formation of GST Council
• Union Government issues model guidelines for states to curb Ponzi schemes
• Union Cabinet approves establishment of Higher Education Financing Agency
• Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman to win medal at Paralympics
• Union Cabinet approves extension of contract between India and ISA for exploration of Polymetallic Nodules

13 September 2016
• Sushmita Rai wins Bronze at World Martial Arts Masterships
• Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia wins gold at Rio Paralympics
• UIDAI bans sharing of Aadhaar details
• Democrats and Dissenters authored by Ramachandra Guha released

14 September 2016
• National Hindi Divas observed across India
• President Pranab Mukherjee presented Rajbhasha awards
• Indian cyclists bag 6 medals on opening day of 2016 Track Asia Cup
• 2016 Kabaddi World Cup's logo unveiled
• India Blue wins 2016-2017 Duleep Trophy
• Reliance Communications and Aircel to be merged to create 4th largest telco
• Priyesha Deshmukh wins bronze in World Deaf Shooting Championships

15 September 2016
• India declares itself free from bird flu
• BHVS Narayana Murthy appointed Director of Research Centre Imarat
• Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award
• India announces major initiative for R&D into Next Generation HFC refrigerant alternatives
• BCCI partners Janalakshmi Financial Services for three years

16 September 2016
• East Bengal wins Calcutta Football League 2016
• Track Asia Cup 2016 concluded; Indian finished second
• Naropa Festival: Devotees visit Indian Himalayas to celebrate Buddhist festival
• Anandi Ramalingam assumed charge as Bharat Electronics Limited’s first woman director
• HAL gets APAQG membership with voting rights

17 September 2016
• Union Government approves 500 crore rupees project for development of tourism in J&K
• Advertisements issued by Delhi government violated Supreme Court guidelines: Panel
• Malayalam critic M Leelavathy chosen for N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award 2016
• Guided Missile Destroyer Ship Mormugao launched in Mumbai
• Alka Sirohi appointed UPSC chairman
• Virat Kohli appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank
• Monika Kapil Mohta appointed as India's Ambassador to Sweden

18 September 2016
• Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar declares Charkhi Dadri as 22nd district
• Union Government notifies new import policy for marble & travertine blocks
• Indian shooters clinched three gold medals at ISSF Junior World Cup
• Invasive Giant African Land Snails sighted at Goa University

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