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India This Week: 22 December-28 December 2014

Dec 29, 2014 15:45 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 22 December to 28 December 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 December 2014
• Sample Registration Survey released Statistical Report 2013
• Gujarat to host 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in January 2015
• Suresh Prabhu Advisory Group on Integrated Development of Power submitted report
• RBI issued Guidelines to define Non-cooperative Borrower
• IWAI signed MoU with Odisha government to develop stretches of National Waterway 5
• BHEL bagged 16.96 million euro contract in Turkey for a thermal power project
• India won Gold in World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad
• Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed Capital Region Development Authority Bill, 2014
• Prakash Mishra appointed as Directorate General of CRPF

23 December 2014

• RBI extended deadline for withdrawal of pre-2005 currency notes to 30 June 2015
• President signed Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks
• GAIL, CIL, RCF and FCI signed JV to set up Coal gasification-cum-fertiliser complex in Odisha
• Snapdeal launched online Agri Store to aid farmers
• Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil appointed as LoP in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
• Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Election 2014 results declared
• Jharkhand Assembly Election 2014 results declared
• Amitabh Bachchan honoured with Yash Chopra Memorial Award
• S Bhattacharya appointed CMD of Coal India
• Union Government set up Mathur committee to examine constitution of SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

24 December 2014
• Pompadour Green Pigeon endemic to Western Ghats spotted in Barkheda in Rajasthan
• Oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case Mohammad Farooq died
• Atal Bihari Vajpee and Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya to receive Bharat Ratna
• 29th National Consumers Right Day observed across India

25 December 2014
• Union Government observed 25 December 2014 as Good Governance Day
• Union Government launched Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching
• Sushaasan Express flagged off by the Union Ministry of Mines and Steel
• Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched Mission Indradhanush
• Indian Army launched Operation All Out against Bodo militants in Assam

26 December 2014
• Foreign Exchange Reserves of India reached 320 billion US dollars
• Noted Hindi poet Nand Chaturvedi died
• Tenth anniversary of Indian Ocean Tsunami observed

27 December 2014
• Ankita Raina won NECC International Tennis Association Singles title

28 December 2014

• 16 States ratified National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014
• Raghubar Das sworn-in as first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand
• BCCI banned spinner Pragyan Ojha from bowling in competitive cricket

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