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India This Week: 2 February–8 February 2015

Feb 9, 2015 10:56 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its readers the timeline of the events that happened in India in the week 2 February–8 February 2015 which will be of immense help for students and aspirants in revising the most important events just before the exams.

2 February 2015

• Supreme Court sought response from Union Government on making Moral Science a compulsory subject in Schools
• Madhya Pradesh won the 10th National Award for excellent work in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
• Maharashtra Netball player Mayuresh Pawar died during the 35th National Games
• Acclaimed Indian sculptor and artist Mrinalini Mukherjee passed away
• Telangana government decided to organise Godavari Pushkaralu on the lines of Kumbh Mela
• Andhra Pradesh Government approved reformed Solar, Wind Energy policy

3 February 2015
• Saloni Dalal became youngest medal winner in National Games 2015
• Union Government constituted Anil Baijal Panel to suggest a framework to assess Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities
• 77th Annual Convention of Presiding Officers of Legislative Bodies held in Lucknow
• Zakir Naik won King Faisal International Prize for the year 2015
• Haryana Government launched e-registration of properties in all tehsils of the State

4 February 2015
• LC Goyal appointed as the Union Home Secretary
• Micromax became India’s biggest and world’s third largest smartphone vendor
• Justice MM Das appointed as Chairman of Commission of Inquiry probing Chit Fund Scam
• Union Government announced 850 crore rupees development package for Andhra Pradesh

5 February 2015

• CSIR-NCL signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd
• Ajaypal Singh Banga appointed as member of US Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations
• MO Garg appointed as Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
• HAL bagged 1090 crore rupees contract to supply 14 Do-228 Aircraft to Indian Air Force (IAF)
• TR Zeliang led government won Motion of Confidence in Nagaland Assembly

6 February 2015
• Eminent Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade chosen for Jnanpith Award 2014
• Madras HC directed Tamil Nadu government to ban beauty contests in colleges

7 February 2015

• Veteran Marathi theatre artist Atmaram Govind Bhende died
• Reliance Jio Infocomm President Sumit Dutta Chowdhury resigned
• Uttarakhand Government launched Himalaya Darshan programme to boost tourism in the State
• Union Government decided to infuse 6990 crore rupees in nine Public Sector Banks

8 February 2015

• Prime Minister constituted 3 sub-groups of Chief Ministers within NITI Aayog
• Two algal species Ulva paschima Bast, Cladophora goensis Bast discovered off India’s west coast

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