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India This Week: 21 December-27 December 2015

Dec 28, 2015 12:20 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 week 21 December to 27 December 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

21 December 2015
• Rajya Sabha passed SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Bill, 2015
• Cochin Shipyard Limited became first licensed Indian shipyard to make LNG Ships
• Union HRD Ministry launched the 6th All India Survey on Higher Education
• Delhi Government appointed Gopal Subramanium Commission on DDCA scam
• Odisha Government launched Anwesha scheme to provide free education to SC/ST students
• Cow named Yahoo's Personality of the Year
• Lok Sabha passed The National Waterways Bill, 2015
• Lok Sabha passed The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Bill, 2015

22 December 2015
• CCEA approved 3000-crore rupees scheme for integrated development and management of fisheries
• Rajya Sabha passed Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015
• National Mathematics Day observed to commemorate birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan
• RBI created Dedicated Helpline for guiding Start-ups in India on Forex Matters
• CCEA approved investment of 5000 crore rupees into ONGC Videsh
• Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar approved Patna Metro Rail project
• Former CJ of Karnataka & Kerala High Courts Justice VS Malimath died
• Senior Telugu actor Chilukoti Kashi Viswanath passed away
• Pawan Kumar Agarwal appointed as CEO of FSSAI

23 December 2015
• RBI extended deadline to exchange pre-2005 notes to 30 June 2016
• Bihar Government banned 15-year-old diesel vehicles from plying on Patna roads
• India’s first indigenously designed & built warship INS Godavari decommissioned
• Gautam H Bambawale appointed as India's High Commissioner to Pakistan

24 December 2015
• Union Government launched two Mobile Apps for Farmers
• Former Wicket-Keeper Syed Kirmani nominated for 2015 Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
• 30th National Consumers Right Day observed
• North India's first cable bridge inaugurated at Basohali town of J&K

25 December 2015
• Union Government announced 4 new IT-based initiatives for citizen-centric health services
• Arunima Sinha scaled Mount Aconcagua in Argentina
• Indigenously developed Air-to-Air missile Astra successfully test fired
• Veteran actor Sadhana Shivdasani passed away
• Good Governance Day observed on 25 December

26 December 2015
• New Species of Eel, Gymnothorax mishrai discovered along West Bengal coast

27 December 2015
• Shiva Keshavan clinched silver at Asian Luge Championship

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