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India This Week: 14 November-20 November 2016

Nov 21, 2016 11:00 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 14 November to 20 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

14 November 2016
• Task force led by SS Mundra formed to recalibrate ATMs
• Padmini Rout wins National Women Premier Championship for third time
• Moon came close to Earth after 1948
• Mehbooba Mufti launches World Bank funded Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project

15 November 2016
• India and ADB sign 500 million US dollar loan to build country's longest river bridge across Ganges River
• Union Cabinet approves creation of 'Special committee for inter-linking rivers' project
• Maharashtra becomes first Indian state to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy
• Tata Global Beverages replaces Cyrus Mistry as Chairman
• Hunar Haat organised at 2016 India International Trade Fair
• Union Government bans Zakir Naik's controversial NGO

16 November 2016
• Revamped Aadhaar toll-free helpline number launched
• CRPF for first time deploys women commandos for anti-Maoists operations
• Indo-China joint military exercise Hand in Hand 2016 begins
• DRDO successfully carries out maiden flight of UAV RUSTOM-II
• Chhattisgarh: First state to adopt resolution on demonetisation

17 November 2016
• Union Government announced new measures to tackle demonetisation problems
• SBI writes off debts owed by 63 willful defaulters
• Hindu widow's adopted kid has claim only to her assets: SC
• Union Government sets up inter ministerial committee to look into concerns of tourists, NRIs
• Former J&K Governor Lt Gen SK Sinha died

18 November 2016
• UP State allows use of old currency for Land Registry
• NADA bans sprinter Dharambir Singh for eight years
• Indian Navy inducts four underwater SONAR systems developed by DRDO
• Jagdish Singh Khehar appointed Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority
• Six Winners of Infosys Prize 2016 Announced
• Union Government constitutes committee to review status of demonetisation drive

19 November 2016
• India elected as Vice Chair of Kimberly Process Certificate Scheme 2018
• Islamic Window to be considered in conventional banks
• Al Nahyan granted Mother Teresa International Award
• UP CM Akhilesh Yadav launched integrated emergency services UP-100

20 November 2016
• PM Narendra Modi launches Housing for All scheme in rural areas
• Indore-Patna Express derails in train accident near Kanpur: Over 120 people killed
• Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge Wins Delhi Half Marathon
• PV Sindhu wins China Open Super Series title

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