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India This Week: 24 August-30 August 2015

Aug 31, 2015 17:36 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 24 August to 30 August 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.
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 24 August to 30 August 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 August 2015
• NGT directed civic authorities to impose 20000 rupees fine on polluters of Hindon River
• NITI Aayog decided to set up expert group to draft Model Land Leasing Law
• U Mumba won Pro Kabaddi League 2015
• SAI launched School Sports Promotion Foundation
• AP Government, Tata Trust signed MoU to develop villages of Vijayawada parliamentary constituency
• Justice ML Tahaliyani sworn-in as Lokayukta of Maharashtra
• BRIDGE programme of Australia extended to include Navodaya Schools
• Indian Army inaugurated Jaisalmer War Museum and Laungewala War Memorial
• Veteran journalist Pranab Kumar Borah passed away
• Union Government released Postal stamp on Ashoka
• Amol Palekar appointed as Chairman of India's Oscar jury
• Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison Aircraft crashed in Kashmir, pilot ejected safely

25 August 2015
• RGI released Census 2011 on Population by Religious Communities
• Union Government launched 'Sehat' to provide healthcare facilities in rural areas
• Raipur to host 2015 FIH Hockey World League Final
• Rajasthan Government approved Arogya Rajasthan campaign
• PayU India tied-up with redBus to attract customers to use its wallet PayU Money
• Ananth Padmanabhan appointed as CEO of HarperCollins India

26 August 2015
• Union Cabinet approved signing of agreement between India and Afghanistan
• Union Cabinet approved amendments in the Central List of Other Backward Classes
• Union Cabinet approved Amendments to the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill, 2015
• Union Cabinet cleared 4 months extension for 7th Pay Commission
• Girish Sahni assumed charge as Director General of CSIR
• Rajiv Mangla appointed as CTO of Snapdeal

27 August 2015

• Union Government launched E-Payment Module for Deposit of Compensatory Levies into CAMPA Funds
• Law Commission of India submitted report on Early Childhood Development and Legal Entitlements
• Union Government announced names of 98 smart cities
• NITI Aayog launched second version of India Energy Security Scenarios 2047
• Union Cabinet approved Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty in Civil and Commercial matters with Oman
• Air India won Guru Tegh Bahadur Hockey title after 7 years
• GSLV-D6 successfully launched GSAT-6 communication satellite
• Tripura decided to implement National Food Security Act
• Manipur government handed over 336.93 acres land for National Sports University
• Kandakatla Manohar appointed as Director of NIMS
• Reliance Communications Ltd tied up with Jasper to offer Internet of Things services in India

28 August 2015

• Festival Thiru Onam celebrated in Kerala
• Call To Action Summit 2015 on ending preventable child and maternal deaths held in New Delhi

29 August 2015
• Indian women hockey team qualified for Olympics after 36 years
• Anil won gold medal in Cadet Wrestling World Championships
• National Sports Day celebrated on 29 August

30 August 2015

• Union Government launched SAHAJ scheme for online release of new LPG connections
• Eminent Kannada writer Dr. MM Kalburgi shot dead in Dharwad
• NGT directed civic authorities to impose 20000 rupees fine on polluters of Hindon River
• NITI Aayog decided to set up expert group to draft Model Land Leasing Law
• U Mumba won Pro Kabaddi League 2015
• SAI launched School Sports Promotion Foundation
• AP Government, Tata Trust signed MoU to develop villages of Vijayawada parliamentary constituency
• Justice ML Tahaliyani sworn-in as Lokayukta of Maharashtra
• BRIDGE programme of Australia extended to include Navodaya Schools
• Indian Army inaugurated Jaisalmer War Museum and Laungewala War Memorial
• Veteran journalist Pranab Kumar Borah passed away
• Union Government released Postal stamp on Ashoka
• Amol Palekar appointed as Chairman of India's Oscar jury
• Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison Aircraft crashed in Kashmir, pilot ejected safely

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