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India This Week: 22 September-28 September 2014

Sep 29, 2014 13:18 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 September to 28 September 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

22 September 2014
• Union government submitted Action Plan on Rejuvenation of River Ganga to the SC
• Google India to launch a nationwide contest to develop a mobile app for PMO
• Public Sector Banks require 26–37 billion US dollars to meet Basel-III norms: Moody
• RBI approved the appointment of V.G. Mathew as MD and CEO of South Indian Bank
• Shri Govindraja Textiles of TN announced to relocate its operations in North Carolina
• Union Ministry of Sports inaugurated National Academies for Athletics & Golf in Thiruvananthapuram
• Veteran Cricket Statistician Anandji Dossa died at 98
• Amit Mathew elected as chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations
• ISRO successfully conducted the crucial test fire of Liquid Apogee Motor of MOM
• Alliance Air signed MoU with NE Council for flight operations
• Reliance Jio signed Master Services Agreement with Indus Towers
• DMRC observed World Green Building Week
• Ex-Odisha AG Ashok Mohanty arrested by CBI in connection of infamous chit fund scam

23 September 2014

• Union Government appointed Debroy Panel to suggest ways for restructuring the Railway Board
• AAI signed MoU with US Trade & Development Agency
• IFC raised 100 million US dollars through Maharaja Bonds
• AP Government enhanced the upper age limit for direct recruitment to 40 years
• Suresh Prabhu selected as PM’s Sherpa for G-20 summit
• Malayalam filmmaker MT Vasudevan Nair selected for 2013 JC Daniel Award of Kerala Government
• UN Climate Change Summit 2014 held in New York
• Geethu Mohandas film Liar's Dice to be India's official entry for Oscar Awards 2015
• German Embassy organised Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert to raise funds for the Valley
• Govind Mishra received Saraswati Samman 2013 for novel Dhool Paudhon Par
• Ex-Ambassador of India to UN Hardeep Singh Puri appointed as Secretary General of ICM

24 September 2014
• Indian space programme created history as Mangalyaan entered Mars orbit successfully
• Union Cabinet approved Swachh Bharat Mission for Urban Areas
• SC quashed allocation of 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993
• SBI, ICICI allowed kids to operate bank accounts independently
• RBI released Gopalakrishna Committee report on Capacity Building in Banks and non-Banks
• EAC under Union MoEF gave CRZ clearance for Bay of Bengal Gateway Submarine Cable System
• Alliance Air signed MoU with NE Council for flight operations
• PM Narendra Modi inaugurated India Food Park in Tumkur
• MP to host Global Investors Summit to attract foreign investment
• Sukinda Chromite Mine of the Tata Steel in Odisha won Asian CSR Leadership Award
• Rajat Sharma appointed as the president of News Broadcasting Association
• SC formed 5-member committee to evaluate damage caused by floods in J&K

25 September 2014
• Union Government launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana for urban and rural poor
• SC struck down National Tax Tribunal Act, 2005 terming it unconstitutional
• Union Government launched Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana
• PM launched Make In India Campaign to make India a manufacturing hub
• Union Heavy Industry Ministry proposed to shut down six sick CPSE to the Union Cabinet
• Emami biotech acquired Vanaspati brand Rasoi
• Forbes India released The 100 Richest Indian List 2014
• Union Government declared September 25 as Antyodya diwas

26 September 2014
• SEBI notified final rules for REITs and InvITs
• BCCI extended tenure of Ravi Shastri as team India Director till 2015 World Cup
• Muthuraman, Vice Chairman of Tata Steel retired
• Tamil Nadu government announced Price Stabilization fund for green tea leaf
• Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award 2014 announced
• Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned

27 September 2014

• Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa held guilty in disproportionate assets case
• Chief Justice of India Justice RM Lodha retired

28 September 2014

• Leander Paes and Marcin Matkowski won Malaysian Open doubles title of tennis
• Bhagat Singh’s last surviving sister Bibi Prakash Kaur died
• Justice Handyala Dattu sworn-in as new CJI
• Gunners Day observed on September 28

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