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India This Week: 24 November-30 November 2014

Dec 1, 2014 13:37 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 November to 30 November 2014. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 November 2014

• WTO, WASTE and FINISH signed MoU to end open defecation in India
• Kiran Gurrala appointed as CEO of CMDA
• Boeing delivered Sixth P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to India
• Bilal Tanweer won Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2014
• Former SC judge Chandramauli Kumar Prasad chosen as the next chairperson of PCI

25 November 2014

• Report titled Future of India- The Winning Leap released by PwC
• Union Government announced Swachh Bharat Kosh Operational Guidelines
• Namsai became the 18th district of Arunachal Pradesh
• Haryana government reduced retirement age of government employees from 60 to 58
• Kotak Mahindra Bank became first bank in India to fully own an insurance business
• Sania Mirza appointed as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia
• Assam NGO Aaranyak nominated for UN Lighthouse Activities award
• Legendary Kathak danseuse Sitara Devi died

26 November 2014
• Indian dairy sector observed 26 November as National Milk Day
• Sixth anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack remembered across the countrys
• Union Government passed Central University Amendment Bill 2014
• Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014 passed in Lok Sabha
• RBI to sell 12000 crore rupees government bonds through Open Market Operations
• SBI Mutual Fund announced to launch Shariah Equity Fund
• World Gold Council and IIMA collaborated set up India Gold Policy Centre
• Union Ministry of Sports honoured Olympics Gold winning Hockey Team of 1964
• Boxer Manoj Kumar received Arjuna Award
• Delhi & District Cricket Association re-appointed Yashpal Sharma as chairman
• Vehicles older than 15-years not permitted to ply on Delhi roads: NGT
• Anoop Mishra appointed as new Secretary General of Lok Sabha
• President Pranab Mukherjee penned a book titled The Dramatic Decade on 1970s era

27 November 2014
• Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified: SC on IPL spot-fixing
• Rajya Sabha passed Apprentices (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• Lok Sabha passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2014
• Union Government launched Electronic Travel Authorization Scheme for 43 countries
• RBI released Guidelines for Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector
• RBI released guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks
• Australian opener Philip Hughes died after being in induced coma
• Telangana Assembly passed TS-iPASS Bill 2014
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Nepal
• Artists from 5 countries create artworks out of industrial scrap at Abhisaran
• Crime novelist PD James died at the age of 94
• Two Indians authors among the list of five shortlisted for DSC Prize for the year 201

28 November 2014
• Critically endangered Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) spotted in Western Ghats
• 37th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for the year 2014 presented

29 November 2014
• First Himalayan Region Sports Festival to be held in 2015
• Prime Minister flagged off first passenger train from Meghalaya
• Priyanka, Freida launched global campaign Girl Rising

30 November 2014

• PV Sindhu won 2014 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Title
• Railway suffered loss of Rs 314 crore on parcel cargo: CAG
• Indian Oil Corporation to set up greenfield refinery on West coast
• Veenapani Chwala, theatre personality died

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