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India This Week: 18 April-24 April 2016

Apr 25, 2016 15:20 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 18 April to 24 April 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

18 April 2016
• Union Government merged Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyaan with Khelo India
• The Making of India: The Untold Story of British Enterprises authored by Kartar Lalvani
• Union Government released Commemorative Coin and Circulation Coin on Tatya Tope
• JK Tyres acquired Cavendish Industries for 2200 crore rupees
• Panasonic and US-based AES inked agreement to install energy storage project in Haryana
• Report of Technical Committee on Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy released
• Maharashtra government banned digging of bore wells beyond 200 ft
• Maharashtra to use hologram technique to check spurious liquor
• Union Government released report of Technical Committee on Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy
• Operation Sulaimani to eradicate Poverty in Kozhikode District

19 April 2016
• RBL Bank became first private sector bank to open dedicated branch for Start-ups in India
• Beti Bachao Beti Padho Scheme extended to 61 more districts with low Child Sex Ratio
• President presented Hindi Sevi Samman Awards
• India's Durga Thakur promoted as International Umpire by International Hockey Federation
• Himachal High Court issued notice to Union and State on declaring Monkeys as Vermin

20 April 2016
• Union Government renamed Department of Disinvestment as DIPAM
• BCCI appointed Rahul Johri as its CEO
• Union Cabinet approved MoU on Technical Cooperation between India and Bhutan
• Union Government approved signing of the Paris Agreement for dealing with climate change
• Justice PK Mishra appointed as Lokayukta of Goa

21 April 2016
• Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry launched Twitter Seva
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 10th Civil Services Day
• Uttarakhand High Court quashed imposition of President' Rule in the State

22 April 2016
• President nominated 6 eminent personalities to Rajya Sabha
• India ratified Trade Facilitation Agreement of WTO
• India signed Paris climate agreement along with other 174 nations at UN
• Mahindra became first Indian company to join EP100 campaign
• Union Government constituted panel to double farmers’ income by 2022

23 April 2016
• Union Government launched Sahapedia, India's first online interactive portal

24 April 2016
• India Pride Project (IPP): An Initiative to bring back India's lost artefacts
• Wrestler Sandeep Tomar qualified for Rio Olympics in 57-kg freestyle category

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