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India This Week: 15 December-21 December 2014

Dec 22, 2014 15:31 IST

India this week section provided by Jagranjosh.com helps students and aspirants of various competitive exams in covering most important events of the week 15 December to 21 December 2014.

15 December 2014
• Lok Sabha passed Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill 2014
• 14th Finance Commission submitted its report to President
• RBI increased RTGS business hours to 12 hours on weekdays
• Telugu music director Chakri died of heart attack

16 December 2014

• Union government announced to give 5 year visa to minorities from neighbouring counties
• Union Government banned terror group ISIS in India
• Lok Sabha passed NCT of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill, 2014
• Survey of India released the revised geographical map of Hyderabad
• Tashi-Nungshi became world’s 1st twin to climb highest peaks of seven continents
• Vijay Diwas observed across the country

17 December 2014

• SC directed Union Government to not appoint CVC without its approval
• SC directed Union government to complete fencing along Indo-Bangladesh border in 3 months
• Union government notified Approach Paper for e-auctioning of 92 cancelled coal mines in first phase
• RBI imposed monetary penalty on ICICI and Bank of Baroda for violating KYC/AML Instructions
• AIBA banned Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for one year
• Hariom Singh won Gold in Men’s 50-metre Rifle Prone event at 58th National Shooting champions
• Defence Acquisition Council approved proposals to buy military equipment worth 4444 crore rupees

18 December 2014
• ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mark-III-X from Sriharikota
• Lok Sabha passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• IRDA imposed penalty on Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance & Anand Rathi Insurance Brokers
• Maharashtra government made e-tendering mandatory for projects over 3 lakh rupees
• Ghanta Chakrapani appointed as the first Chairman of TSPSC

19 December 2014

• Union Finance Ministry approved 8.75 percent interest rate on PF deposits for 2014-15
• DRDO successfully tested an indigenous 1000 kg glide bomb
• Union Home Ministry issued guidelines to step up security in Schools
• Bombay High Court appointed a team of 17 lawyers to function as Commissioners of Court
• Union Government introduced Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill to facilitate introduction of GST
• Veteran freedom fighter Chunibhai Vaidya passed away

20 December 2014

• India won Men and Women title of Kabaddi World Cup 2014

21 December 2014
• Book titled Why I Assassinated Gandhi written by Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse
• HRIDAY scheme for conservation of heritage characters of cities

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