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India This Week: 24 April-30 April 2017

May 1, 2017 17:05 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 between 24 April and 30 April 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 April 2017
• Yogi Adityanath inaugurated National Panchayati Raj Diwas function
• SC directs Kerala government to reinstate TP Senkumar as DGP of Kerala
• Legendary filmmaker Kasinathuni Viswanath wins Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2016
• Social activist Prafulla Samantra selected for Goldman Environmental Prize 2017
• Sukma Naxal Attack: Did intelligence failure lead to death of 25 CRPF Jawans?
• Manpreet Kaur wins shot put gold at Asian Grand Prix Athletics Meet

25 April 2017
• Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award 2017
• Union Government takes 10 new Swachh Iconic Places under Swachh Bharat Mission
• Uttar Pradesh cancels 15 government holidays

26 April 2017
• India and Sri Lanka sign MoU on Economic Cooperation
• India to host 18th World Road Meeting
• Delhi MCD Elections 2017 results
• India notifies conformity to UN resolution of imposing sanctions on North Korea
• RBI issues draft guidelines for Cross Border Mergers & Acquisitions
• Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed as Director General of Central Reserve Police Force
• BCCI loses both revenue, governance vote at ICC meet
• Hospitals can't hold patients hostage for unpaid bills: Delhi High Court
• Indian Cultural centre holds seminar to strengthen ties with Egypt

27 April 2017
• Veteran actor Vinod Khanna passes away
• Conference on Dara Shikoh to be held in New Delhi
• Union Government launches MSEFC Portal and MyMSME Mobile App
• PM Narendra Modi launches UDAN scheme, flags off first UDAN flight on Shimla-Delhi route
• NITI Aayog's vision: Houses, vehicles, ACs for all by 2032
• Puducherry farmers to get free power
• India successfully test-fires Agni-III ballistic missile
• Shah Rukh Khan becomes first Indian actor to deliver Ted Talk
• President conferred Jnanpith Award to poet Sankha Ghosh
• Haryana Government appoints BS Sandhu as state’s DGP
• Bhubaneswar becomes 1st Indian city to win Pierre L'Enfant Awards-2017
• Paytm launches Digital Gold; Consumers now buy gold on Paytm
• ISRO to improve India’s communication system by launching 5 satellites

28 April 2017
• Uma Bharti has launched Water Conservation Programme for Bundelkhand
• Tamil actor Vinu Chakravarthy passes away
• T K K Krishnakumar appointed as Coca-Cola India President

29 April 2017
• Narendra Modi released 23 volumes of Basavanna's Vachana on social reformer's birth anniversary
• IIT researchers used Jamun to create inexpensive solar cells

30 April 2017
• INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2017 winners announced
• Aizawl FC becomes first north-eastern club to win 2016-17 I-League
• Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky win Tallahassee Challenger Men’s Doubles title

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