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India This Week: 18 July-24 July 2016

Jul 25, 2016 10:40 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 18 July to 24 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

18 July 2016
• Parliament passes Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016
• CBDT signs seven Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements with Indian taxpayers
• Legendary singer Mubarak Begum passes away in Mumbai
• SC accepts Lodha panel recommendations on structural reforms in BCCI

19 July 2016
• Odisha government planned to create 400 hectares of new water area in private land
• NGT asked Delhi Transport Authority to de-register 10 year old diesel vehicles

20 July 2016
• Union Cabinet approves Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016
• ECI launched National Electoral Roll Purification 2016
• Union Cabinet approves incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company
• Union Cabinet approves amendment in the Benami Transactions Prohibition amendment Bill, 2015
• CCEA approves Ghatampur Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh
• Union Cabinet approves establishment of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences at Gorakhpur
• CCEA approves construction of new Dry Dock within Cochin Shipyard Limited
• Oldest and last Babri litigant Hashim Ansari passes away
• Kerala Government constitutes State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation

21 July 2016
• Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as CEO of UIDAI
• NDMC signs MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants
• Lok Sabha passes Bill to establish new NIT in Andhra Pradesh
• Kerala Tourism wins Gold at PATA Awards

22 July 2016
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils foundation stone for revival of fertilizer unit at Gorakhpur
• Ganesh Singh appointed Head of Joint Parliamentary Committee for Land Acquisition Bill
• Virat Kohli becomes first Indian captain to score double century outside India
• Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival 2016 begins in Guwahati
• Madhav Chitale committee constituted to prepare Guidelines for Desiltation of River Ganga

23 July 2016
• India's CSIR ranked World's 12th Best Government Institute
• Indian shooters Manavaditya Rathore and Anant Naruka clinch Bronze in Junior World Cup in Italy

24 July 2016
• Union Government plans to redraw Red Corridor
• India's first green rail corridor launched between Rameswaram and Manamadurai stretch
• Bappi Lahiri conferred Mahanayak Samman of West Bengal
• Wrestler Narsingh Yadav fails Dope Test

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