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India This Week: 16 June-22 June 2014

Jun 23, 2014 16:55 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 16 June – 22 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

16 June 2014
• Supreme Court judge Justice Vikramajit Sen recused from hearing Ansal plea
• India’s first One Stop Crisis Centre named Gauravi launched in Bhopal
• Union MSME Ministry launched Online Finance Facilitation Centre for SMEs
• DLF became first real estate developer to receive ISO Quality Certification
• Delhi LG Najeeb Jung approved the formation of DRSC to ensure road safety
• Delhi became first kerosene-free city in India

17 June 2014
• M Shashidhar Reddy, the NDMA Vice Chairman resigned
• Union Water Resource Ministry launched nationwide tree plantation drive
• BL Joshi, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh resigned
• Union Cabinet appointed Ex-CJI R C Lahoti as arbitrator in Vodafone tax dispute case
• SEBI issued new norms for public issuance of debt securities
• N.S.Raghavan, co-founder of Infosys, acquired Paladion Networks
• Union Health Ministry nod to set Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences in AIIMS Bhopal
• Lt. Governor of Delhi Jung approved setting up of 500 water ATMs in Delhi

18 June 2014
• Rajeev Topno appointed as Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
• Supersonic Akash Missile test-fired by Army in very low Altitude in ITR Balasore
• Shekhar Dutt, the Governor of Chhattisgarh resigned
• Union Cabinet approved Committee to look into issues of safety & restoration of Mullaperiyar Dam
• RBI asked banks to disclose sector-wise advances in financial statements
• Nita Ambani became first woman director on Reliance board
• MP Government approved Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project

19 June 2014
• Union Government reconstituted 6 Cabinet Committees
• Founder of Himalayan Natural Mineral Water Brand Dadi Balsara died at 81

20 June 2014
• Union Government constituted Committee to inquire gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant
• Noted Hindi poet Kedar Nath Singh selected for Jnanpith Award 2013
• SAARC Monsoon Initiative Programme National Working Group meet held in Bhopal
• Kodela Siva Prasada Rao elected as the first Assembly speaker of AP after bifurcation
• Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal bifurcated to create Alipurduar district
• Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister presented tax free budget for fiscal 2014-15
• Union Government constituted Committee to inquire gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant
• Union Ministry of Culture launched project Mausam to explore multi-faceted Indian Ocean

21 June 2014
• Railway passenger fares increased by 14.2 percent and freight charges by 6.5 percent
• Union Government constituted Committee to inquire gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant

22 June 2014
• 11th century stepwell Rani-ki-Vav in Gujarat included in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list
• Ramanarayanan, Tamil film director and producer, died at 65

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