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India This Week: 20 February-26 February 2017

Feb 27, 2017 14:35 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 20 February to 26 February 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 February 2017
• South Asian Speakers’ Summit 2017 concluded in Indore
• Health Secretary launched ‘SAATHIYA’ Resource Kit and ‘SAATHIYA SALAH’ Mobile App for Adolescents
• Tripartite MoU to help Scheduled Caste artisans signed
• Gujarat Assembly passes Aadhaar Bill, 2017
• India can develop space station, said ISRO chief

21 February 2017
• Gujarat State Budget for FY 2017-18 presented
• Tata Sons Chairman-designate N Chandrasekaran to act as TCS Chairman too
• Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre appointed chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
• EPFO introduces single page composite claim form for withdrawing money
• Union Government clears Coastal Surveillance Project
• Abhijit Sarkar appointed Vice Chairman of Asian Hockey Federation
• India defeats South Africa to win ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017
• J&K government imposes restrictions on number of guests at weddings
• Shoot-at-sight order issued in Corbett Tiger Reserve to curb poaching

22 February 2017
• CCEA approved SJVN’s investment proposal in Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project
• Revised Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects approved
• Union Cabinet approved signing of bilateral Air Services Agreement with Greece
• Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as new CM of Nagaland
• NPPA asks hospitals to display revised price list of cardiac stents
• Union Government decided to set up POSCO Victims Compensation Fund
• Ministry of Railways dedicated Antyodaya Express to the nation
• Sahitya Akademi awards 2016 presented to 24 authors
• India, Australia MoU for cooperation in civil aviation sector approved

23 February 2017
• Digital payments industry to hit USD500 billion by 2020: Google-BCG study
• CBEC launched a mobile application for Goods and Services Tax
• Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit to be developed under HRIDAY
• India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for Tejaswini

24 February 2017
• Seven new miniature frog species discovered in Western Ghats
• Central Excise Day celebrated on 24 February 2017
• 61 CAVALRY defeats Army Service Corps to win Army Polo Championship
• PM Modi unveils 112 ft bust of 'Adiyogi'
• Indian Navy concludes Theatre Level Exercise Tropex 2017

25 February 2017
• Former Nagaland CM Zeliang appointed as Finance Advisor to state government
• RAHAT medical project launched in Rajasthan
• First meeting of Committee on Cultural Harmony Conclave held in New Delhi

26 February 2017
• Pests eat away 35% of total crop yield: ICAR Scientists
• CM Raghubar Das: Polythene bags will soon be banned in Jharkhand
• Haryana Government set up sex ratio monitoring dashboard for Panipat

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