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India This Week: 2 March–8 March 2015

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Mar 9, 2015 14:01 IST
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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 week 2 March to 8 March 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

2 March 2015

• Union Railways Ministry launched Customer Complaint Web Portal and Mobile Application
• Lok Sabha passed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Kirket, a film on former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad’s life launched
• President gave assent to Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill 1995
• Core sector growth of India declined to 13-month low in January 2015
• Baldev Sharma appointed as chairman of National Book Trust

3 March 2015
• Union Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways launched a website Shipping Samvad
• Lok Sabha passed Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Lok Sabha passed Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015s
• ECI launched National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme
• Maharashtra Government approved the proposal to issue Aadhar-linked ration cards
• IAS officer Kewal K Sharma appointed as Delhi Chief Secretary
• World Wildlife Day observed globally
• World’s largest and tallest Indian flag unfurled in Faridabad
• Ornithologist KS Lavkumar Khachar died at 84
• Rani Mukerji awarded by National Institute of Gender Justice for representing the cause of women

4 March 2015
• Rajya Sabha passed Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Lok Sabha passed Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2015
• Lok Sabha passed Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015
• CCEA gave nod to extend PDS Kerosene, Domestic LPG Subsidy Scheme
• Maharashtra Government scrapped 5% reservations to Muslims in government jobs
• RBI reduced Repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.5 percent
• Assam Assembly passed a resolution on continuation of Special Category status of the state

5 March 2015
• NRDC, CCRAS signed Memorandum of Agreement to commercialise ayurvedic medicines
• Prime Minister inaugurated two units of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project in Khandwa, MP
• RBI eased the norms for Housing Loans

6 March 2015

• UST Global launched Women’s Safety App iSafe for Thiruvananthapuram City Police
• Artificial glacier in the form of Ice stupa to store water inaugurated in Phyang village of Ladakh
• Former Bihar Chief Minister Ramsundar Das died

7 March 2015
• Eighth India-Nepal combined exercise named Surya Kiran VIII concluded
• Kerala Assembly speaker G Karthikeyan passed away

8 March 2015
• Kerala Tourism won the silver prize of Golden Gate award for promoting the backwaters of Kerala
• Aapki Beti Humari Beti scheme launched in Haryana
• President presented Stree Shakti Puraskars and Nari Shakti Puruskars for the year 2014

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