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India This Week: 14 September-20 September 2015

Sep 21, 2015 16:04 IST

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

14 September 2015
• Sports Ministry recognized the Indian Kalarippayattu Federation as Regional Sports Federation
• SC sought Centre's response on States' petition against ban on publication of CM photos in Govt. Ads
• Hindi Divas observed on 14 September across India
• RBI, Nepal Rastra Bank signed MoU for Exchange of Supervisory Information
• Government to provide additional 50 days work to farmers under MGNREGA in drought-hit areas
• Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha announced to set up Tamil Nadu Fibernet Corporation
• Nana Patekar established Naam Foundation to fund drought relief for farmers
• Report titled Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms released
• Hormusji N Cama elected as Chairman of Press Trust of India

15 September 2015

• Union Finance Ministry launched NXT DIGITAL-Headend In The Sky platform
• Union Government banned National Socialist Council of Nagaland- Khaplang for 5 years
• Only Marathi-speaking people to get autorickshaw permit in the state: Maharashtra Government
• Delhi government approved Victim Compensation Scheme
• Expert Group on tackling cyber crimes submitted its report to Ministry of Home Affairs
• Shauryanjali Exhibition on 1965 Indo-Pak War inaugurated
• MP government constituted one-member commission to probe Petlawad explosion incident
• Meeting of Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs) on Climate Change held in New Delhi

16 September 2015
• Shot putter Manpreet Kaur shattered 18-year-old national record
• India Cements won Moin-ud Dowlah Gold Cup Tournament 2015-16
• Union Cabinet approved Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission for overall development of rural areas
• EPFO increased maximum insurance cover to 6 lakh rupees
• RBI granted In-principle Approval to 10 Applicants for Small Finance Banks
• NGT passed directions to prevent pollution of Yamuna River
• Godavari, Krishna Rivers formally linked at Ibrahimpatnam Ferry village in Andhra Pradesh

17 September 2015
• Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) launched by Union Government
• SC stayed implementation of Haryana Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Act, 2015
• Renowned Marathi cricket commentator and writer Bal Pandit died at the age of 89
• Mahesh Rangarajan resigned as Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library
• Union Government presented Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar and National Safety Awards 2013
• Madhya Pradesh Government launched M-Shiksha-Mitra mobile app for teachers

18 September 2015
• PM Narendra Modi formally launched Integrated Power Development Scheme from Varanasi
• Elattuvalapil Sreedharan to join UN's High Level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport
• National Tourism Awards 2013-14 presented
• National Athletic Coach Nikolai Snesarev resigned
• Indian Railways developed prototype of Hybrid Vacuum Toilet
• Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare banned sale of Diclofenac in multidose vial for human use

19 September 2015

• Veteran Leftist Sadhan Gupta died at the age 98
• P Siva Kumar, CVRDE Director, elevated as Distinguished Scientist
• Sania Mirza & Ajinkya Rahane conferred with Cricket Club of India’s honorary life membership
• Three Gulbarga varsity researchers derived soluble melanin from a micro organism
• Jammu and Kashmir government banned sale of Ambuja cement in state

20 September 2015
• Urdu scholar Shamim Hanfi awarded with Jnangarima Manad Alankaran award
• Malayalam playback singer Radhika Thilak died at the age of 45
• BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya passed away at the age of 75
• Ajay Jayaram won Silver Medal in 2015 Korea Open Badminton tournament

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