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India This Week: 23 June-29 June 2014

Jun 30, 2014 15:56 IST

India this week brought to you by Jagranjosh.com intends to equip the students and aspirants of various competitive exams with calendar of most important events that has happened in India in the week 23 June – 29 June 2014. It will help them revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 June 2014

• Union Home Ministry decided not to allow visa free entry to Bangladeshi nationals
• Union Government decided to provide interest free loans of 4400 crore to cash-starved sugar industry
• Switzerland prepared list of Indians with suspected black money in its banks
• N Srinivasan unanimously elected as chief of TNCA
• Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area inscribed in World Heritage List
• Indian Patent office refused to grant patent on anti-cancer drug Abraxane of US firm
• Air India joined Star Alliance group
• Nivea to set up its first manufacturing plant in India in Sanand, Gujarat
• Andhra Pradesh raised retirement age of Government employees to 60 years

24 June 2014

• Union Government granted Navratna Status to EIL and NBCC
• World Bank released a report on power sector reforms in India
• RBI permitted NBFCs-ND to work as BCs for banks
• HSBC Bank sold its Swiss private banking assets to LGT Bank for 12.5 billion dollar
• Gujarat Chief Minister announced 33 percent quota for women in police force in Gujarat
• UP Government raised retirement age of State Election Commissioner to 68 years

25 June 2014
• Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express derailed near Chhapra in Bihar
• A.K. Dubey appointed as Chairman of Coal India Limited
• Union Cabinet approved pact with China for setting up industrial park
• Maharashtra State Cabinet approved reservation for Marathas and Muslims in the State
• Odisha government raised retirement age of employees to 60

26 June 2014
• Union Government extended the deadline for implementing NFSA by three months
• Union Government delicensed manufacturing of defence items
• 35th National Games to be held in Kerala from 31 January to 14 February 2015
• Srinivasan appointed as first Chairman of ICC
• For the First, Fergusson College included the category of third gender in application forms
• Tamil Nadu government launched Amma pharmacies to provide low cost medicines

27 June 2014

• 15 people Killed in blast in GAIL pipeline at Nagaram Village, Andhra Pradesh
• Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik won prize at World Cup of Sand Sculpting-2014
• Union Government upgraded NIC-1987 to NIC-2008 to make it more investor friendly

28 June 2014
• India intensifies efforts to evacuate its citizens stranded in Iraq

29 June 2014
• Pankaj Advani won IBSF 6-Red World Snooker title in Egypt
• Saina Nehwal won Australian Open Super Series title

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