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India This week: 19 September - 25 September 2016

Sep 30, 2016 13:10 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 19 September to 25 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

19 September

Cauvery Supervisory Committee directs Karnataka to release 3000 cusecs of water per day for 10 days
Indian Railways launches Yatri Mitra Sewa for elderly, differently-abled
HRD Minister inaugurates Super Computer PARAM-ISHAN at IIT Guwahati

20 September

India successfully test fires long range surface-to-air Barak-8 missile off Odisha coast
National Board for Wildlife approves first phase of Ken-Betwa project
Ola ties-up with Yatra for Cab Booking Interface Integration
MS Dhoni named captain of India's all time Test XI by Wisden
ADB approves 631 million US dollars loan for Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor

21 September

Union Cabinet approves merging of Rail budget with Union Budget
IOCL, GAIL sign MoU for taking equity stake in Dhamra LNG terminal
Union Cabinet approves submarine optical fibre cable connectivity with Andaman & Nicobar Islands
CCEA approves 5176 crore rupees Capital Grant for GAIL pipeline project
Union Cabinet approves Winding up of Hindustan Diamond Company Private Limited
India, Samoa tax information exchange agreement approved
Junaid Ahmad appointed as World Bank Country Director for India
BPCL lifts title of Obaidullah Khan Heritage Cup Hockey Tournament
Union Cabinet approves Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016
Delhi Government to have state-level bravery awards
World's largest solar power plant opens in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu

22 September

Girish Chandra Gupta sworn in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court
NITI Aayog chalks up plan to secure 50 medals in 2024 Olympics
Tamil Film Visaranai is India’s official entry for 2017 Oscar
Navtej Sarna appointed Indian Ambassador to the US

23 September

India, France inked deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets
Hindi and Urdu writer Reoti Saran Sharma passes away
IAF successfully fired long range air-to-air MICA missile from Mirage-2000 combat aircraft
Delhi government raised Doctors retirement age to 65
PM approves constitution of two committees for birth centenary of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay

24 September

Asia’s oldest MTB race kicks off in Shimla
Mission Parivar Vikas to be launched in seven states for improved family planning services
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran wins Belgium Open title of Table Tennis

25 September

R Ashwin becomes fastest Indian & second overall to take 200 Test wickets
Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh presented Antyodaya Krishi Puruskars

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