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India This Week: 24 October-30 October 2016

Oct 31, 2016 15:30 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 17 October to 23 October 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

24 October 2016
• Union Government amends election rules enabling armed forces to get e-postal ballot
• Women to be granted access to the inner sanctorum of the shrine: Haji Ali Dargah to SC
• Bilal Nazki appointed as chairperson of J&K Human Rights Commission
• Rajeev Misra appointed as Head of Softbank Vision Fund

25 October 2016
• Union Ministry of Urban Development signs MoU with NBCC (India) Ltd & CPWD
• AIR's entry on dwindling tiger habitats wins ABU award
• Prime Minister inaugurates 2016 National Tribal Carnival
• HC bans sale of whitener in Uttarakhand

26 October 2016
• Union Government constitutes Munialappa Committee to monitor bird flu situation
• Justice Reddy committee on OROP submits report
• Karnal Singh appointed as Director of Enforcement Directorate
• Legendary Kashmiri singer Raj Begum dies
• Haryana to observe 2017 as Garib Kalyan Varsh
• Dr Reddy's Lab announces strategic deal with Gland Pharma in US market

27 October 2016
• Startups can raise USD 3 million via ECBs annually: RBI
• Punjab Directorate wins NCC National Games
• Union Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Posts & Telecommunications Accounts and Finance Service
• Union Cabinet approves establishment of National Academic Depository
• Union Cabinet gives in-principle approval for strategic sale of over dozen PSUs
• Union Cabinet approves agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan
• Union Cabinet approves New Productivity Linked Reward Scheme for port and dock workers
• Sunil Bharti Mittal appointed as Chairman of GSMA
• Union Cabinet approves agreement between India and Estonia on the transfer of sentenced persons

28 October 2016
• Daughters of Mother India wins first prize at CAM International Film Festival
• Armed forces are answerable to government: SC
• Himachal Pradesh becomes India’s second open defecation free state

29 October 2016
• India wins five-match ODI series against New Zealand, 3-2

30 October  2016
• CVC asked banks to report frauds of Rs one crore and above
• Indian shuttler Pratul wins men’s singles title at Bahrain International Challenge

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