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India This Week: 20 June-26 June 2016

Jun 27, 2016 15:00 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 June to 26 June 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

20 June 2016
• Union Government introduces Radical changes in FDI Policy regime; Grants 100% FDI in Defence Sector
• Union Government bans use of Potassium Bromate as food additive
• Anand Desai Committee on Specific Relief Act, 1963 submitted its report
• Kannada movie Thithi won Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival
• World Bank releases India Development Update 2016

21 June 2016
• International Day of Yoga 2016 observed across the world
• A Life in Diplomacy authored by MK Rasgotra
• Noted Telangana poet and lyricist Guda Anjaiah dies
• Maharashtra Cabinet approves Minority Status to Jew community
• Andhra Postal circle releases stamps on Yoga booklet
• Nikesh Arora resigns as President and COO of SoftBank Group

22 June 2016
• Aadhaar to be linked with caste, domicile certificates
• Special package for employment generation and promotion of exports in Textile and Apparel sector approved
• Union Cabinet approved establishment of Fund of Funds for Startups
• ISRO launches record 20 satellites from Sriharikota
• Olympian Anju Bobby George resigned as president of Kerala Sports Council
• PayPal appoints Anupam Pahuja as India Country Manager and MD
• Union Government approved setting up of District Level Advisory and Monitoring Committees
• Union Cabinet approves largest-ever Spectrum Auction

23 June 2016
• President Pranab Mukherjee returned 3 bills for reconsideration of Manipur Legislative Assembly
• Aveek Sarkar resigns as Chief Editor of ABP Group of Publications
• Tech Mahindra Ltd acquires UK-based BIO Agency Ltd
• Union Government launched India’s first pilot programme to run two wheelers on CNG
• IIT-Kanpur professor Sanjay Mittal awarded with G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2015
• BCCI appoints Anil Kumble as head coach of Indian Cricket Team

24 June 2016
• Darjeeling Zoo to receive snow leopard from London’s Dudley Zoological Gardens
• Pioneer of Indian quizzing Neil O'Brien died
• ADB approved $500 million loan to build India’s longest river bridge across Ganga near Patna
• Nokia appoints Sanjay Malik as India Head

25 June 2016
• Sprinter Dutee Chand qualifies for Rio Olympics
• International Indian Film Academy IIFA Awards 2016 presented
• Jitu Rai wins silver in ISSF World Cup
• N Srinivasan re-elected President of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association for 15th term

26 June 2016
• Anju Bobby George & Pullela Gopichand taken as members of Khelo India

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