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India This Week: 25 April-01 May 2016

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams.

May 2, 2016 16:00 IST
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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 25 April to 1 May 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

25 April 2016
• Lok Sabha passed Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016
• Lok Sabha passed the Sikh Gurdwaras (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• Union Government to provide 1 lakh Rupees per month to Rio-bound athletes
• Mohun Bagan and Jeje Lalpekhlua named FPAI Player of the Year
• India to host 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships
• BPCL got environmental clearance for 694 crore rupees LPG project in West Bengal
• Madhya Pradesh, ICMR and Sun Pharma joined hands for research in preventive health
• Mairaj Ahmed Khan won first silver medal for Inida at shooting World Cup
• Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurated interim Secretariat complex in Amaravati
• Gopal Subramanium appointed as amicus curiae to implement Justice RM Lodha committee recommendations
• NABARD lent 1000 crore rupees to HSWC for wheat procurement

26 April 2016
• NABARD partners Germany for food security initiative
• Blood on my Hands: Confessions of Staged Encounters by Kishalay Bhattacharjee
• Union Tourism Ministry launched NOAPS web portal of National Monuments Authority
• Naval Detachment Inaugurated at Androth Island of Lakshadweep
• India may surpass China in attracting FDI: Nomura
• Shyam Benegal panel submitted report on Censor Board functioning
• Parliamentary panel headed Divakar Reddy suggested fine, jail for celebrities of misleading ads
• Heart of Asia conference began in New Delhi
• IIT scholar, K Ashok Kumar, won International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award
• Fire destroyed Delhi's National Museum of Natural History

27 April 2016
• Union Government banned import of dogs for commercial breeding
• Union Cabinet approved Investment enhancement by BPCL in Bharat Oman Refineries Limited
• NITI Aayog launched urban management programme for capacity building of states and urban local bodies
• Union Government allowed states to control stock limits on sugar to check price rise
• Kerala cartoonist VT Thomas passed away
• Union Cabinet approved MoU between India and Papua New Guinea on cooperation in health and medical science
• Maharashtra Government rose jail term up to 5 yrs for chain snatchers
• J&K Cabinet approved 5% interest subsidy for flood-hit traders

28 April 2016
• Gujarat government announced 10 percent reservation for EBCs in general category
• ISRO’s seventh navigational satellite IRNSS 1G launched
• Indian Navy decommissioned Indian Naval Ships (INS) Veer and Nipat
• Rajya Sabha passed the Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015
• Rajya Sabha passed Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• Senior IPS officer Surender Kumar Bhagat appointed as DG of Railways Protection Force
• Indian academician Radha Kumar appointed to United Nations' University Council
• Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated 100 rural drinking water projects
• Charles Borromeo resigned from Tata Steel Sports Department

29 April 2016
• Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare 2016 observed
• Experian India launched fraud detection mechanism named Hunter Fraud Score
• Nandu Natekar became first non-cricketer to become a member of CCI's Legend Club

30 April 2016
• Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal launched UJALA Scheme in Madhya Pradesh
• First in South India, underground corridor of Namma Metro inaugurated

1 May 2016
• Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016 came into force
• Supreme Court banned all diesel cabs in NCR-Delhi from May 1

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