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India This Week: 23 May-29 May 2016

May 30, 2016 13:00 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 23 May to 29 May 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

23 May 2016
• India's first reusable space shuttle, RLV-TD launched from Sriharikota
• AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for sixth term
• INS Tarmugli commissioned into Indian Navy
• S K Sharma appointed CMD of Nuclear Power Corporation of India
• NGT bans over 10-year-old light, heavy diesel vehicles in six Kerala cities
• Odisha Official Language (Amendment) Ordinance, 2016 promulgated

24 May 2016
• Union Government announced 2nd batch of 13 Smart Cities
• Sarbananda Sonowal sworn-in as Assam Chief Minister
• India, World Bank signs US$ 100 Million agreement for Karnataka Urban Water Supply Modernization
• BJP forms NEDA to boost development agenda in North-East India
• Mizoram, JICA signed MoU on Capacity Enhancement on Sustainable Agriculture and Irrigation Development
• CAG report can’t be sole basis for any liability or prosecution: Karnataka HC
• Book titled A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve: Mother Teresa to be released
• Telangana Government, Eclat Health Solutions signed MoU to invest $15 million

25 May 2016
• Indus Valley Civilization is 8000 years old: IIT Kharagpur Research
• Union Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to Amendments in Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950
• Union Cabinet approved National Capital Goods Policy 2016
• Pinarayi Vijayan sworn-in as Chief Minister of Kerala
• Union Cabinet gives nod for incorporation of Six new IITs; Upgrades Indian School of Mines to IIT Veteran Communist leader KC Mathew died
• Draft Model Rules 2016 under Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 released
• Union HRD Minister launches Bharatavani Portal at Lucknow
• Union Road Transport Minister Gadkari launches safety feature-rich Nirbhaya buses
• Union Cabinet approves takeover of Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited by NBCC
• India emerges as 5th largest producer of e-waste in world: ASSOCHAM-KPMG study
• Union Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to MoU between India and Maldives for cooperation in field of tourism
• World Bank approved $250 million loan to Support Electricity Distribution Sector Reforms in Rajasthan

26 May 2016
• Health Minister JP Nadda launched Rotavirus vaccine as part of Universal Immunization Programme
• Hockey India Second Annual Awards 2015 conferred
• NBCC to launch Ganga cleaning project in Bihar

27 May 2016
• Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography authored by Bharathi S Pradhan
• Mint can help fight cancer: CIMAP Researchers
• Gujarat government decided to set up first organic farming university of India
• Himachal Pradesh government released Sixth Economic Census report
• President’s Rule imposed in Uttarakhand

28 May 2016
• 63rd National Film Awards announced
• President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Padma awards 2016 on 56 awardees
• Haryana cabinet approved draft bill on reservation to Jats and four other castes
• Manohar Parrikar inaugurates second submarine assembly workshop in Mazgaon
• 42nd G7 Summit concluded in Japan

29 May 2016
• Trial run of High-Speed Spanish Talgo Train conducted in India
• President Pranab Mukherjee presented Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar 2016
• Discus thrower Seema Punia qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympics
• SRH defeated RCB to win maiden Indian Premier League title
• Veteran TV and film actor Suresh Chatwal passes away
• The Unseen Indira Gandhi authored by Dr KP Mathur released

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