India This Week: 22 June-28 June 2015

India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

Created On: Jun 29, 2015 15:02 ISTModified On: Jul 1, 2015 15:04 IST

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 week 22 June to 28 June 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 June 2015
• Union Ministry of Home Affairs designated Agatti and Minicoy Islands as Immigration Check Posts
• Task Force report on enabling the Private Sector to grow pharmaceutical sector released
• Union Ministry of Finance issued Draft Proposals for Facilitating Electronic Transactions
• FBIL overnight Mumbai Inter-Bank Offer Rate (MIBOR) to become effective from July 22
• EPFO made UAN mandatory for all employers under Employee Provident Fund Act, 1952
• Kerala’s Trinity College of Engineering launched student satellite TASSAT project
• Sister Nirmala Joshi, former head of Missionaries of Charity, died

23 June 2015
• SEBI relaxed the IPO norms for technological start-ups to raise funds from capital market
• Inderjeet Singh, Jinson Johnson won gold at Asian Athletics Grand Prix
• Indian Railway Team won World Railway Championship 2015 in Tennis and Volleyball
• Taygan Lions Park, Skazka Zoo, Thiruvananthapuram Zoo inked animal exchange agreement
• Bhuvan Ganga Mobile Application launched to aid National Mission for Clean Ganga
• Maharashtra government decided to amend MPDA Act, 1981
• Lucknow zoo renamed after last Nawab Wajid Ali Shah
• Maharashtra declared Blue Mormon as State butterfly
• Veteran Journalist Praful Bidwai passed away
• Red Tape to Red Carpet... and then some written by Gina Rinehart released

24 June 2015
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of six Indian Institutes of Management (IIM)
• Union Government launched India’s first Modernised Anganwadi Centre at Hasanpur village in Sonepat
• Union Cabinet approved to set up a National Memorial at birth place of Lok Nayak JP Narayan in Bihar
• UNCTAD released World Investment Report 2015
• Union Cabinet approved renaming of SECI as Renewable Energy Corporation of India
• Union Cabinet approved signing of MoC between India and Japan on Industrial Property
• Leander Paes became 47th player to join 100 partners club on ATP Circuit
• Steffi Graf appointed as Kerala’s Ayurveda brand ambassador
• APMDC signed MoU with NSL Mining Resources India Pvt Ltd for iron ore mining projects
• BHEL commissioned first 250-MW unit of NTPC’s Bongaigaon Thermal Power Project
• Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee appointed as acting Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court
• 42-footlong blue whale washed ashore at Revdanda coast in Maharashtra died
• Sahitya Akademi announced Bhasha Samman
• Sahitya Akademi announced Bal Sahitya Puraskar for the year 2015

25 June 2015
• Union Government approved a proposal for setting up second airport at Jewar in NCR
• Union Government asked Bihar, TN, Rajasthan to introduce milk in mid day meal scheme
• PM launched AMRUT, Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All (Urban)
• RBI extended deadline for exchanging pre-2005 currency notes by 6 months
• RBI allowed AD Category-I Banks to borrow from International Financial Institutions
• RBI released Financial Stability Report June 2015
• Delhi Budget 2015-16 presented
• Anshula Kant appointed as CFO and Deputy Managing Director of SBI

26 June 2015

• Assam entrepreneurs signed pact on waste management
• Famous Writer Vishwanath Tripathi chosen for 28th Moorti Devi Award
• Nadia district won the UN Public Service Award 2015 for eliminating open defecation
• President conferred Punyabhushan Award on Prataprao Pawar
• Two-day long annual Hemis festival of Ladakh
• Assam's Ambubachi Mela concluded

27 June 2015
• Haryana government revised the Dearness Relief from 212 per cent to 223 per cent

28 June 2015

• Gutta-Ponappa won women's doubles of Canada Open Badminton tournament 2015

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