India This Week: 19 May-25 May 2014

To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the provide a segment named India this week.

May 26, 2014 16:33 IST
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To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the provide a segment named India this week. This will help the candidates preparing for various exams in revising the latest issue in India just before the exam.

19 May 2014
• PM Economic Advisory Council Chairman C Rangarajan resigned
• Dhubri Constituency in Assam registered highest voter turnout in General Election 2014
• Competition Appellate Tribunal upheld 630 crore rupees penalty on DLF

20 May 2014
• President appointed Narendra Modi as Prime Minister
• Jitan Ram Manjhi took oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar
• Indian Stock Market entered trillion dollar club based on m-cap

21 May 2014
• RBI directed all banks to install disabled friendly new ATMs
• RBI eased gold import norms under 20:80 Scheme
• Anti-Terrorism Day Observed across India on 21 May
• Indian-American student Akhil Rekulapelli won National Geographic Bee Championship
• Project Mobile Seva under DeitY won the 2014 United Nations Public Service Award
• Narendra Kumar Verma selected as MD of ONGC Videsh Ltd
• Narendra Modi resigned as Gujarat CM to take over as PM
• Naveen Patnaik sworn-in as Chief Minister of Odisha for fourth consecutive term
• Pawan Chamling sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Sikkim for record 5th term
• Bharatiya Mahila Bank included in Second Schedule of RBI Act, 1934
• K Rajendra Kumar appointed as new Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir
• J&K government approved scrapping of New Recruitment Policy, 2011

22 May 2014
• Anandiben Patel sworn-in as first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat
• Former IB chief Rajiv Mathur became new Chief Information Commissioner
• DGCA for the first time issued Standards of Services Document
• Floating hotel AB Celestial unveiled in Mumbai

23 May 2014
• After 25 years Olive Ridley Conservation Programme resumed in Tamil Nadu

24 May 2014

• Anticipating India - The Best of National Interest authored by Shekhar Gupta released
• TR Zeliang sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Nagaland

25 May 2014

• Malavath Poorna of Andhra became the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest
• INR appreciated to 11-month high to become the best performing currency in Asia-Pacific region
• Singapore became the top source of FDI into India replacing Mauritius: DIPP
• Foreign Exchange Reserves increased by 15.5 billion US dollar in 2014: RBI

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