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India This Week: 14 July-20 July 2014

Jul 21, 2014 12:01 IST

India this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in India in the week 14 July – 20 July 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

14 July 2014
• National Centre for R & D in Bulk Drugs to be set up in NIPER Hyderabad
• Delhi government to set up 320 Mahila Suraksha Dals for women safety
• Assam decided to implement National Food Security Act from 1 September 2014
• President appointed Governors of five states
• Retail inflation fell to 30-month low of 7.31 percent in June 2014

15 July 2014
• RBI eased the infrastructure financing norms to encourage infrastructure development
• 127th edition of Durand Cup football tournament to be held in Goa in October 2014
• SEBI barred Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju and 4 others from accessing capital markets
• Environmentalist Chandi Prasad Bhatt won the Gandhi Peace prize 2013

16 July 2014
• SC asked State governments and UTs to submit responses over Euthanasia
• Narendra Modi visited Brazil to attend 6th BRICS Summit
• Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as the Governor of Gujarat
• B Ashok took charge as Chairman of IOC
• Meghalaya saluted its heroes of WW1 on Garo Labour Corps Day
• Rahul Dravid elected as member of Laureus World Sports Academy

17 July 2014
• SEBI issued draft guidelines for infrastructure investment trusts
• Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan released National Health Profile 2013
• RBI released Draft Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks and Small Banks
• CBDT formed committee to reduce litigation at dispute resolution forums in IT Department
• Ramayana month started in Kerala temples

18 July 2014
• Union Government Allocated 200 crore rupees to NABARD for Setting up of Mega Food Parks
• Delhi Budget 2014-15: Highlights
• President rejected mercy petitions of Nithari killer Surinder Koli and 5 others

19 July 2014
• PM Narendra Modi suggested qualitative changes in PMNRF functioning
• R S Sharma Expert Committee constituted on Cost Records and Cost Audits

20 July 2014
• Pre-historic rock paintings depicting aliens and UFOs found in Chhattisgarh
• Union Government notified Public Servants Rules, 2014 under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

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