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India This Week: 19 June-25 June 2017

Jun 26, 2017 11:42 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 19 June to 25 June 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

19 June 2017
• India’s Mars Orbiter, Mangalyaan completes 1000 days in orbit
• Union Government launches 'Celebrating Yoga' mobile app
• Rural Development Ministry confers 144 awards to states and institutions
• India re-nominates Dalveer Bhandari to the International Court of Justice
• India and ADB sign USD 275 million loan agreement for upgrading small towns in Madhya Pradesh

20 June 2017
• Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns
• 18 sections, 2 rules for GST notified
• Anil Kumble resigns as head coach of Indian Cricket team

21 June 2017
• 3rd edition of International Yoga Day celebrated worldwide on June 21
• Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute selected for PM's Yoga Award 2017
• TB patients have to submit Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits: Health Ministry
• Indian anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra chosen for Queen’s Young Leaders Award
• Now Indian women can protect their profile pictures on Facebook with these new tools
• Top-level bureaucratic reshuffle: Rajiv Gauba to be next Union Home Secretary

22 June 2017
• Sonam Kapoor's fashion label Rheson wins PETA Award 2017
• India to become most populated country in the world by 2024, says UN report
• Uttarakhand becomes 4th state to be open defecation free
• ONGC and UNESCO join hands to get Chilika Lake heritage site tag
• Positive growth registered in foreign & domestic tourists in 2016
• Union Cabinet approves amendment of Social Security Agreement between India and Netherlands
• Congress-led opposition names Meira Kumar as presidential nominee
• Amrut Scheme: 53 New Projects for 9 Cities Approved in Odisha
• Haryana declared as 5th Open Defecation Free state
• Maharashtra government urges employees to contribute a day's salary for farmers' families

23 June 2017
• Ministry of Electronics and IT launches webpage for smooth GST implementation
• Govt announces another 30 cities under Smart City Mission
• Union Government launches VAJRA scheme to attract Indian scientists abroad
• Regional Poets sweep up 16 Sahitya Academy Awards
• ISRO launches Cartosat-2 along with 30 nano-satellites from Sriharikota
• Power Minister Piyush Goyal launches portal on weather information
• Bengal's Kanyashree initiative wins United Nations Public Service Award
• Maharashtra Government to launch ‘My Plant’ app to create database on tree plantation

24 June 2017
• Dhanraj Pillay to get East Bengal football club's highest honour
• India's policy panel proposes to break up of Coal India into 7 firms

25 June 2017
• Srinivas Gokulnath becomes 1st Indian to finish Race across America in solo category
• Kidambi Srikanth beats Chen Long to win 2017 Australian Open

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