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India This Week: 16 November-22 November 2015

Nov 23, 2015 14:35 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 16 November to 22 November 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

16 November 2015
• AMRUT Action Plans for 81 cities approved with total project outlay of 5748 crore rupees
• Draft Fiscal and Contractual Regime for Award of Hydrocarbon Acreages released
• Odisha implemented National Food Security Act, 2013 in 14 districts
• Andhra Pradesh Government decided to waive off 110 crore loans of over 25000 weavers
• Foundation stone of first Mega Food Park of Telangana laid
• Syed Akbaruddin appointed as next Permanent Representative of India to UN
• Senior journalist Hemendra Narain died
• PM Narendra Modi concluded his two-nation tour to UK and Turkey
• Infosys Science Foundation announced winners of Infosys Prize 2015

17 November 2015
• Delhi government-appointed Chetan Sanghi panel recommended suspension of DDCA
• VHP leader Ashok Singhal dead
• Indian Red Cross Society Secretary General SP Agarwal died
• RAW former Chief Sankaran Nair died
• Kiren Rijiju conferred with Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Champion honour by UN
• CCI imposed penalties on 3 Airlines for concerted action in Fixing Fuel Surcharge
• Zarin Daruwala appointed as CEO of StanChart Bank India
• IAMAI released Internet in India 2015 report

18 November 2015
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research
• Indian Resource Panel (InRP) on Resource Efficiency constituted
• CCEA approved implementation of CCTNS and ICJS Project by March 2017 to revamp Criminal Justice System
• CCEA approved disinvestment of 10 percent paid up equity capital in Coal India Limited
• Technology Acquisition & Development Fund under National Manufacturing Policy launched
• Srishti Pandey won Indiana FIDE Rating Chess Tournament
• CCEA approved extension of Indian Development and Economic Assistance Scheme
• Justice T S Thakur appointed Chief Justice of India
• TCS, Intel launched Centre of Excellence for IoT in Hyderabad

19 November 2015
• 7th Central Pay Commission submitted its report; recommended 23.55% hike

20 November 2015
• Harshavardhan Neotia elected as President of FICCI
• AAI signed MoU with IL&FS to bolster overseas expansion
• Arun Kumar Kapoor appointed CEO of Dish TV

21 November 2015
• New species of tree frog Ghatixalus magnus discovered in Idukki district of Kerala
• Blue Revolution with an outlay of 3000 crore rupees proposed

22 November 2015
• SEBI signed MoU with Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on bilateral cooperation
• 2nd World Congress on Disaster Management concluded; Visakhapatnam Declaration adopted

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