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India This Week: 23 January–29 January 2017

Jan 30, 2017 15:20 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 that occurred between 23 January and 29 January 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 January 2017
• Subhash Chandra Bose remembered on his 120th birth anniversary
• Vishal Kaul appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Ola Cabs
• Union Government launched Rubber Soil Information System for rubber growers

24 January 2017
• Union Cabinet approved Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017
• Union Cabinet approved short term market borrowing by NABARD
• National Girl Child Day 2017 observed across India
• Union Cabinet approves Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017
• Union Cabinet approved interest subsidy scheme to boost rural housing
• Setting up of world class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre in New Delhi approved
• Union Government releases National Action Plan for Children 2016
• DRDO successfully test fires Guided PINAKA
• Union Cabinet approves ratification of the Second Commitment Period of Kyoto Protocol
• AIFF launched India’s first ever Women’s Football Professional League

25 January 2017
• 7th National Voters’ Day observed with theme Empowering Young and Future Voters
• Andhra Pradesh announced Rs 100 crore fund of funds to develop Fin Tech startups
• Dr Vijay Bhatkar appointed as Chancellor of Nalanda University

26 January 2017
• India celebrated 68th Republic Day on 26 January 2017
• Russian ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin dies
• AAI launches new system to manage air traffic

27 January 2017
• Power Grid Corporation of India signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority
• Meghalaya Governor V Shanmuganathan resigns
• Union Government reconstituted committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme
• President appointed Banwarilal Purohit & P B Acharya as acting Governors

28 January 2017
• Karnataka set to celebrate Kambala buffalo-taming festival

29 January 2017
• Indian Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise TROPEX 17

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