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India This Week: 20 January-26 January 2014

Jan 27, 2014 16:39 IST

The India this week provided by Jagranjosh.com is prepared to help the aspirants of different competitive exams like UPSC/PCS, SSC, Banking, MBA and others in revising the current events read by them at a glance. We try to bring in all the important events of the week to make sure that an aspirant doesn’t miss any event while appearing any exam.

20 January 2014
• National Urban Health Mission launched
• Union Cabinet granted minority status to Jain community across India
• Union Cabinet approved to set up Rail Tariff Authority
• Union Government of India extended the implementation of NFSA to Karnataka and Chhattisgarh
• Aruna Bahuguna first woman to be appointed chief of National Police Academy
• Veerappa Moily formed MOT to reassess Hydrocarbon Resources of India

21 January 2014
• Union Government approved Capacity Building Scheme and Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Climate Change
• Viscera test must in death due to poisoning: SC
• Vice President released book entitled India’s Political and Foreign Relations with the Gulf Region
• Indian economy to grow by 6 percent: CRISIL
• India Economic Growth projected to be 4.5 percent by IMF
• RBI expert panel suggested adoption of new CPI for Anchoring Monetary Policy

22 January 2014
• Kailash Meghwal elected as the Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly
• Sudhir Mahato, the former Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand died
• Dr. Tej Vir Singh won the UNWTO Ulysses Prize
• LPG Connection Portability Scheme launched
• Currency notes issued before 2005 to be withdrawn: RBI
• SEBI asked depositories to set up IT Strategy Panels

23 January 2014
• Garuda Vasudha Advanced Light Helicopter of Geological Survey of India launched
• RBI issued new guidelines for loan restructuring in NBFCs
• Finance Ministry nod for 1000 rupees minimum monthly pension plan

24 January 2014
• NALSA launched free legal service clinics across the country
• Union Government launched National Waterway-4 project in Tamil Nadu
• National Girl Child Day observed on 24 January
• Aviation ministry removed V.P. Agrawal from position of AAI chairman
• 59th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013: Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Bags Seven Awards

25 January 2014

• National Communal Harmony Awards 2013 won by Centre for Study of Society and Secularism
• The Election Commission of India celebrated the 4th National voters Day: 25 January
• Pitroda Committee submit report to Information and Broadcasting Ministry
• Dhruva-3 indigenous High Performance Computing System inaugurated
• Padma Awards for the Year 2014 announced on the Eve of 65th Republic Day of India

26 January 2014
• Ela Gandhi honoured with Amadelkufa in South Africa
• Karl Slym, MD of Tata Motors died after falling from hotel building in Bangkok

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