India This Week: 21 November-27 November 2016

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Nov 28, 2016 11:30 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 21 November to 27 November 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

21 November 2016
• Supreme Court asked Union Government to frame rules for consumer courts
• Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai inducted into Indian Navy
• Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn conferred first World Sanskrit Award
• Naidu Inaugurates Multimedia Exhibition- Aazadi 70 Saal, Yaad Karo Kurbani
• Akshaya Mukul wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016
• Radhika Menon awarded IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
• Haryana: Fitment of auto-dippers mandatory in vehicles
• India becomes Associate Member of CERN, Geneva
• RBI relaxes prudential norms on Income Recognition, Asset Classification
• Pankaj Patel elected President of FICCI

22 November 2016
• Veteran Carnatic Music exponent Balamuralikrishna passes away
• Former ISRO Chairman MGK Menon passes away
• Renowned Hindi & Bhojpuri writer Dr Viveki Rai passes away
• Ex-Governor of Madhya Pradesh Ram Naresh Yadav passes away
• Palampur Assembly Constituency becomes first e-Assembly of nation

23 November 2016
• Union Cabinet approves introduction of Merchant Shipping Bill, 2016
• CCEA approves setting up of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in 62 districts
• IBBI notifies three sets of regulations under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
• Airtel launches India’s first Payments Bank in Rajasthan

24 November 2016
• Union Government announces major changes in the demonetisation plan
• Manoj Bajpayee wins 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category
• Upgraded Jaguar DARIN III aircraft receives IOC
• Union Government slaps safeguard duty on certain steel imports

25 November 2016
• Veteran Journalist Dilip Padgaonkar passed away
• Yudhvir Singh Malik appointed Chairman of NHAI
• Mariamma Koshy is new Hockey India President
• Pink invited for special screening at UN HQ
• Amitabh Kant Committee constituted to push cashless transactions
• George Yeo, Chancellor of Nalanda University, resigns
• Tata Steel replaces Cyrus Mistry as Chairman

26 November 2016
• Death Under the Deodars authored by Ruskin Bond released
• National Milk Day observed in memory of Verghese Kurien
• Union Government launches e-Pashuhaat portal to connect breeders and farmers
• Asia’s first and longest cycle highway inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

27 November 2016
• Mary Kom to receive Legends Award on December 20
• Anand Yadav, the Sahitya Akademi awardee Marathi author, died
• Third Gender to be included in Rail reservation forms

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