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India This Week: 21 September-27 September 2015

Sep 28, 2015 17:53 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 September to 27 September 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

21 September 2015
• CANBANK Venture Capital Fund Ltd appointed as implementation agency of EDF Policy
• MoU for Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme for Disabled Persons Signed
• Union Government released Draft National Encryption Policy
• SC issued notice to Telangana Government on omission of 26 castes from state BC list
• Consultative workshop on Climate Change Mitigation in Urban Sector held in New Delhi
• Rajasthan Assembly passed Rajasthan Vexation Litigation Prevention Bill 2015
• NITI Aayog constituted T Haque Expert Group on Land Leasing
• Indian Coast Guard commissioned indigenously built vessels Apoorva & C-421
• EMI-EMC & NFTR test facilities inaugurated at BEL-Ghaziabad
• Google, Tata Trusts announced the launch of Android Developer Nanodegrees programme
• Aditya Birla Group announced sale of Australian copper mine for 10.75 million US dollars
• Vikram Pawah appointed as Managing Director of Harley Davidson's India operations
• Marathi-film Court picked as India's Official entry to 88th Oscar Awards by Oscar Selection Jury

22 September 2015

• NSSO released 68th Round data on Status of Education and Vocational Training in India
• ADB lowered India’s Growth Forecast for 2016 from 7.8% to 7.4%
• 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (RPBD) to be held in Los Angeles
• Union Government released National Health Profile 2015
• Union Cabinet approved signing of Joint Declaration of Intent between India and Germany
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre
• Draft of Revised Centrally Sponsored Plan Scheme for Rehabilitation of Bonded Labour released
• Delhi Government approved Slum Policy for in situ rehabilitation of slum dwellers
• Telangana-Chhattisgarh inked Power Supply pact to buy 1000 MW power
• Haryana Government to develop Gurgaon as Smart City
• CCEA approved 1575 crore rupees road project in Odisha
• Millennium Development Goals: Delhi State Report 2014 released
• Korea Caravan 2015 organised by Korea-Andhra Pradesh Friendship Forum held in Vishakhapatnam
• Two Bills on Reservations to Specially & Economically Backward Classes passed in Rajasthan Assembly
• WADA and China signed MoU on Performance Enhancing Drugs
• Zayn Khan elected as President of Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India
• Heritage Flying Expedition held to commemorate 1965 Indo-Pak war
• Census 2011 data on Households with or without Educational level of matriculation and above released
• CCS cleared multi-billion deals for Apache attack and Chinook heavy-lift helicopters from US
• Lalita Prasida Sripada Srisai of Odisha won Community Impact Award at Google Science Fair
• 24th Vyaas Samman conferred on eminent Hindi writer Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka
• Odia Lyricist Nizam Died in Bhubaneswar at 62
• Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission issued Notification for Solar PV Net Metering
• Bombay High Court stayed the implementation of Circular on Sedition

23 September 2015
• Forbes released list of India's 100 Richest People
• Haryana Government increased the pension given to World War Soldiers
• UNDP to provide support for Arunachal Vision 2030
• Indian Air Force won 2015 Baba Farid Gold Cup hockey title
• EPFO won Skoch Award for Smart Governance Initiatives
• Filmmaker Rahul Rawail resigned from Oscar Selection Jury
• Abdul Bari Siddiqui elected Bihar Cricket Association President
• Stuti Narain Kacker appointed Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
• CCS cleared 8000 crore rupees Integrated Air Command & Control System
• Revered monk of the Hindu monastic order Swami Dayanand Saraswati died
• Uninor re-branded as Telenor India
• Ex-Penguin India publisher Chiki Sarkar launched publishing company Juggernaut
• Martin Winterkorn resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen
• EPFO won Skoch Award for Smart Governance Initiatives

24 September 2015
• Reserve Bank of India relaxed Change in Ownership Norms of Borrowing Entities
• Union Environment Ministry notified Guidelines on Sustainable Sand and Minor Mineral Mining
• MoEF Committee gave environmental clearance for Ramagundam Urea plant
• West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi got additional charge of Governor of Tripura
• Former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly appointed President of Cricket Association of Bengal
• Government Chawngfiang Middle School won U-14 sub-junior Subroto Cup Football Tournament
• Union Home Minister released a Graphic booklet on Sardar Post
• Ministry of External Affairs appointed envoys for Pakistan, China, UK and other countries
• Shivinder Mohan Singh resigned as executive vice-chairman of Fortis Healthcare Limited
• Arvind Panagariya appointed as Sherpa for G-20 Summit

25 September 2015
• S K Sharma appointed as Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board
• CSI released survey report on prevalence of cardiovascular disease in India
• Rear Admiral Sanjay Mahindru took charge as Flag Officer Submarines
• Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 to apply on Muslims also: Gujarat High court

26 September 2015
• CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP), Lucknow won the CSIR Award for S&T Innovations for Rural Development, 2014
• Union Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) announced Bengaluru will host 3-day North-East festival from 6 November 2015

27 September 2015
• Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed died

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