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India This Week: 15 September-21 September 2014

Sep 22, 2014 15:53 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 week 15 September to 21 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

15 September 2014

• Union Cabinet approved the launching of National AYUSH Mission
• CCEA approved the scheme titled Enhancement of Competitiveness of the Capital Goods Sector
• WPI-based Inflation declined to 5-year low of 3.74 percent
• CCEA approved 4754 crore for power transmission scheme in Arunachal and Sikkim
• Boxing India earned Official Recognition from AIBA
• Cognizant acquired healthcare software company TriZetto
• SEBI extended deadline by six months to appoint atleast one women director on board
• Auto rickshaw drivers to display off-duty boards after completion of work
• Krishan Kant Paul sworn-in as Governor of Manipur

16 September 2014
• AIBA permitted Indian boxers to take part in Asian Games under Tricolour
• Basketball: FIBA allowed players to wear religious head coverings
• Gilead gave voluntary licenses to Indian pharma companies to make genetic version of Sofosbuvir
• Croma and Snapdeal tied up to sell electronic items online
• Drug firm Lupin tied up with Merck Serono
• K P Reddy of ruling TRS Party won by-election for Medak Parliament constituency
• NTPC and AP government signed MoU for development of 1000 MW Solar Power Projects
• Tangirala Sowmya of TDP won Nandigama Assembly by-poll of AP
• Delhi Police to launch its first e-police station to deal with vehicle thefts
• Union Government to launch ETC programme under the brand name FASTag

17 September 2014

• Goa became permanent venue for IFFI
• Prime Minister launched Gujarat Government's 11 schemes under Swavalamban Abhiyan
• Ex-Assam DGP Shankar Baruah accused in Saradha chit fund scam died
• Lalitha Kumaramangalam appointed as chairperson of National Commission for Women

18 September 2014

• SC asked Union Government to bring transparency in appointment of CVC, VCs
• BNP Paribas launched equity index linked green bond to mitigate climate change

19 September 2014
• Puma India appointed Abhishek Ganguly as Managing Director
• Ancient Nalanda University inaugurated after 800 years
• Union I&B Ministry launched News SMS Service in 5 Indian languages
• Hockey India inducted Hockey Village India as an academy member
• Sardar Singh became India's flag bearer at 17th Asian Games opening
• UP government to set Nirbhaya Centers in all districts
• Sixth Delhi Economic Census 2013 released
• Assam Chief Minister launched Angel Fund for first generation entrepreneurs
• Unicode based mobile app launched in Kannada for android phones
• Rescue Operation Megh Rahat completed
• Board of Inquiry recommended decommissioning INS Sindhurakshak
• Mandolin maestro Uppalapu Srinivas died

20 September 2014
• Narula Brothers won 7 crore rupees in Season 8 of Kaun Banega Crorepati
• Chinese Army pitched seven tents at Point 30R post of Chumar, Ladakh

21 September 2014
• Yahoo acquired Bangalore start-up firm BookPad

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