India This Week: 2 November-8 November 2015

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Nov 10, 2015 14:50 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 2 November to 8 November 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

2 November 2015
• SC issued notice to Union Government over improper implementation of MGNREGA
• Meghalaya HC asked Union Government to enforce AFSPA 1958 in Garo Hills region
• Eight Core Industries of IIP grew by 3.2% in September 2015; Fastest in 4 months
• Mana Patel, Virdhawal won best swimmers' award in 69th senior National Aquatic Championships
• C-DOT’s GyanSetu bagged Recognition of Excellence award at ITU World Telecom Event, Budapest
• Odisha government banned fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles
• MTS India merged with Reliance Communications
• Tata Motors signed Lionel Messi as Global Brand Ambassador for its Passenger Vehicles
• First International Film Festival for the persons with disabilities to be held in Delhi
• Deepak Singhal appointed Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India
• Captain Krishna Swaminathan took over command of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya
• Suresh N Patel appointed as MD & CEO of Andhra Bank

3 November 2015
• Daughters cannot inherit ancestral property if father died before 2005: SC
• Justice MB Shah-headed SIT on Black Money submitted its third report
• Child born out of rape has right over assaulter’s property: Allahabad High Court
• Shiva Thapa ranked World No 2 in boxing
• Dracula ant discovered in Western Ghats region of Kerala
• Maharashtra approved APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna for pregnant and lactating women
• Assam Government hiked daily minimum wages of workers in various sectors
• Rajasthan Government relaxed two-child policy for government employees
• International Indigenous Terra Madre 2015 started in Shillong
• Shekhar Kapur to head jury and Anil Kapoor to be chief guest at IFFI 2015
• Interlinking of Indian Rivers authored by Radha Kant Bharati released

4 November 2015
• Union Government constituted Empowered Committee to approve schemes under Nirbhaya Fund
• Dr T K Viswanathan Committee on Bankruptacy Law Reforms submitted its report
• RBI notified Operational Guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds 2015-16
• Jitu Rai won silver in 13th Asian Shooting Championship
• Indian Railways signed MoU with Odisha for implementation of railway projects
• AP signed MoU with WEF to support state in assessing its competitiveness
• Flipkart appointed Surojit Chatterjee as Head of Consumer Experience and Growth
• Forbes list of World's Most Powerful People 2015 released
• India's former Ambassador to Nepal Bimal Prasad died
• Justice T S Thakur set to be the Chief Justice of India
• Rebooting India authored by Nandan Nilekani & Viral Shah released

5 November 2015
• President Pranab Mukherjee launched research project Imprint India
• Supreme Court upheld Kerala Government’s ban on online lotteries
• PM Narendra Modi launched three gold related schemes
• CCEA hiked Minimum Support Prices for Rabi Crops of 2015-16 season
• Union Cabinet approved UDAY for financial turnaround and revival of DISCOMS
• RBI issued Uniform Guidelines on Internet Banking for Cooperative Banks
• Phase-I of T-Hub inaugurated in IIIT-Hyderabad
• Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale honoured with Vishnudas Bhave Award
• MP Government proposed 1656 crore rupees AMRUT Action Plan
• Rajasthan government launched the Agro-Processing and Agri-Marketing Promotion Policy 2015
• V Sivaramakrishnan appointed as Managing Director of Oxford University Press India

6 November 2015
• Union Government decided to impose 0.5% Swachh Bharat Cess on all services
• Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became fastest Indian to reach 150 test wickets
• 21st INCOFYRA to be organised in Bengaluru in 2016

7 November 2015
• Union Government issued notification for implementation of OROP
• Union Government launched E-Pathshala, Saransh, Shaala Siddhi Portals
• Conference of Power, New Renewable Energy and Mines Ministers of States & UTs concluded
• Indian Army successfully test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in Rajasthan
• Santoor maestro Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma honoured with Kala Shikhar award
• Prof Ashok Misra headed Committee of Eminent Persons CEP on JEE submitted its report

8 November 2015
• BCCI announced monetary benefits for former players
• Grand Alliance won the 2015 Assembly Elections of Bihar with two-thirds majority
• What Happened to Netaji? authored by former journalist Anuj Dhar released

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