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India This Week: 17 March-23 March 2014

Mar 24, 2014 12:11 IST

Jagranjosh.com provides a list of weekly updates of the incidents of national importance to help the candidates prepare and revise the latest updates. These events are an update of the events, which could be asked in different competitive exams may it be of UPSC, Banks, SSC, MBA or any other one. Have a look on the section and revise the events already studied by you and in case you haven’t been able to study any of the following happening than you can find it on the website.

17 March 2014

  • Department of Telecommunication issues new guidelines to tackle the threats of Cyber attack
  • India nominates Rani-ki-Vav and GHNP for UNESCO’s World Heritage Site Status
  • Gyan Correa bags the Gollapudi Srinivas National Award 2013
  • Coal India introduces Voluntary retirement Scheme for female workers
  • Indian Oil announces to build 30000 crore rupees refinery at Mundra in Gujarat

18 March 2014

  • India is the world’s largest arms importer: SIPRI

19 March 2014

  • RBI extends 80:20 scheme to import gold to five private banks
  • 2.3% of tested drugs found to be of sub-standard nature: DGCI
  • Union Health Ministry revokes ban on painkiller drug Analgin

20 March 2014

  • KC Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor of RBI resigns before end of term
  • SEBI issues new norms to ease KYC details for investors
  • Khushwant Singh, the renowned author and journalist dies
  • Indian Journalist Shubranshu Choudhary wins Google Digital Activism Award 2014
  • Assam Government proposes trimming of Rhinos horn to prevent poaching
  • e-Commerce firm ibiboGroup acquires Bangalore-based bus tracking service YourBus
  • TCPSL launches white Label Automated Teller Machines

 21 March 2014

  • Physicist Rajesh Gopakumar selected for G D Birla Award 2013
  • GEAC revalidates 10-GM crops for field trails

22 March 2014

  • World Water Day observed across the World
  • President confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards

23 March 2014

  • Rationalised Roman for Kashmiri written by Dr. R L Bhat released
  • Bhavani Island in A.P. developed as new adventure sports
  • Stuart Oliver wins 1st-ever Indian truck-racing championship
  • Railway Sports Promotion Board wins senior women hockey National Title

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