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India This Week: 22 May-28 May 2017

May 29, 2017 17:00 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred  22 May to 28 May 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 May 2017
• Harsh Vardhan takes charge of Environment Ministry
• Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu launches high speed Tejas Express
• Hyperloop India to participate in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod Competition II

23 May 2017
• Union Government launches Swachh Bharat App
• Reader with guidelines for raising happy children released by WCD Ministry
• Tourism Minister inaugurated Exhibition displaying Stone Sculptures returned by Australia
• Environment Ministry and OzonAction organised “Ozone2Climate” Technology Roadshow in Agra
• India’s first underwater rail tunnel completed ahead of schedule
• Union Environment Ministry bans sale of cattle for slaughter

24 May 2017
• Centre has appointed five members to the National Commission for Minorities
• Cabinet approves MoU between Spain and India on Organ Transplant Services
• Union Cabinet approves abolition of Foreign Investment Promotion Board
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam
• Union Cabinet approves JDI between Germany and India on alternative medicine
• Union Cabinet approves allocation of 2.5 per cent of Central Road Fund for development and maintenance of National Waterways
• Two Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with UN medal
• India shows strong commitment to multilateralism: UN Secretary-General Guterres

25 May 2017
• Mumbai, Kota feature in the world’s top ten most crowded cities
• Rajan Anandan appointed as Chairman of IAMAI
• Sanjay Mitra took charge as Defence Secretary
• Cobra lily rediscovered in Nilgiris after 84 years
• Government tweaked Startup definition, benefits to now flow for 7 years
• Indian researchers find a new way to kill tuberculosis bacteria
• Uttarakhand CM launches water conservation campaign
• UP CM Yogi Adityanath launches JE vaccination drive in 38 districts of UP
• Condition of Japanese Encephalitis and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in UP

26 May 2017
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest bridge Dhola-Sadiya in Assam
• Kerala’s Munnar adjudged 'Best Destination for Romance'
• Indian flights to soon provide in-flight Wi-Fi Net access
• Anurag Tripathy appointed as Secretary of CBSE
• Former Punjab DGP Kanwar Pal Singh Gill passes away
• India’s Taj Mahal ranked 5th among top 10 global landmarks
• India’s first Electric Mass Transport Project launched in Nagpur

27 May 2017
• TADA court likely to announce order against Abu Salem in 1993 Mumbai blasts case
• ISRO set to launch India’s heaviest rocket ‘Fat Boy’
• India, Mauritius signed four agreements

28 May 2017
• Delhi Metro's Heritage Line inaugurated
• Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurates Aeronautical Test Range at Chitradurga
• Dailong village in Manipur declared Biodiversity Heritage Site

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