India this Week: 21 August to 27 August 2017

Aug 30, 2017 12:25 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 21 August to 27 August 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

21 August
• Government to replace physical police verification of passport with online verification
• ICMR signs deal with IVI for vaccine research and development
• Union Government launches Digital Police Portal under CCTNS project
• Union Government imposes anti-dumping duty on tempered glass from China
• Indian Navy inducts second ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV
• K Chandrashekhar Rao selected for Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2017
• I&B Ministry constituted 40-member preview panel for IFFI
• AIADMK Merger: O Panneerselvam sworn in as Deputy CM of Tamil Nadu
• Indian student develops Nano Missile for Indian Army

22 August
• Supreme Court strikes Triple Talaq by 3:2 Majority
• National Sports Awards 2017 announced
• NITI Aayog to launch Mentor India Campaign
• Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing passes away
• Mumbai amongst 17 most-polluted cities in Maharashtra: Pravin Pote-Patil
• India grants Pfizer patent for pneumonia vaccine

23 August
• National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi
• N. Bhupathi: New frog species with pig face discovered
• ISA extends India’s exclusive rights to explore polymetallic nodules from Central Indian Ocean Seabed Basin
• Union Government finalises new cadre policy for IAS, IPS, IFoS officers
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of Commission to examine Sub-Categorization within OBCs
• Cabinet approves India-Nepal MoU on drug matters
• Union Cabinet approves amalgamation of Public Sector Banks through Alternative Mechanism
• Finance Ministry gives formal go ahead to printing of Rs 200 notes
• Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves closure of Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company
• Jats of Dholpur and Bharatpur brought under OBC category
• Union Government names Rajiv Bansal as CMD of Air India
• Ashwani Lohani appointed as Chairman of Railway Board
• Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches rooftop solar programme

24 August
• Privacy is a Fundamental Right under Article 21: Supreme Court
• Nandan Nilekani appointed as Chairman of Infosys Board
• Australian Trade Minister to lead 'Business Week' in India

25 August
• Aadhaar-PAN linkage will continue: UIDAI CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey
• Amit Shah, Smriti Irani sworn in as Rajya Sabha members
• Microsoft India to develop ‘farm price forecasting model’ for Karnataka farmers
• Kerala Government has launched E-waste disposal in state schools
• Sitharaman sets up Task Force on Artificial Intelligence for Economic Transformation
• Union Government restricts import of gold, silver items from South Korea

26 August
• Union Government inaugurates production of Light Combat Helicopter at HAL
• IIT Researchers develop biosensor to detect kidney disorder accurately

27 August
• PM Narendra Modi announces 'Cleanliness is Service' campaign
• Nitasha Biswas crowned first Miss TransQueen India
• India wins South Asian Football Federation Under-15 Championship

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