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India This Week: 25 July-31 July 2016

Aug 1, 2016 12:00 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 25 July to 31 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

25 July 2016
• Second phase of the Feed the Future-India Triangular Training Programme launched
• Lok Sabha passes Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• Buddha Rashmi Mani appointed as Director General of National Museum
• Haryana notifies Freight Assistance Scheme for exporting MSMEs
• Tetsuya Takano resigns as Chairman of Ricoh India Ltd
• Sanjiv Puri appointed as Chief Operating Officer of ITC Ltd
• Salman Khan acquitted in Chinkara poaching cases
• Second phase of the Feed the Future-India Triangular Training Programme launched

26 July 2016
• Flipkart acquires online fashion portal Jabong
• Lok Sabha passes Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016
• India's first Humboldt Penguins reach Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo
• Bezwada Wilson, Thodur Madabusi Krishna wins Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016
• East Bengal to honour Milkha Singh with Bharat Gaurav Award
• Former diplomat Arundhati Ghose passes away
• Odisha announces Rs 60 lakh special incentive for Rio Olympic qualifiers
• Parveen Rana to replace Narsingh Yadav for Rio Olympics
• Union Government approves 1601 crore rupees for Himayat programme in J&K
• TVSN Prasad committee formed for exploring possible alternatives to Pellet Guns

27 July 2016
• Union Cabinet clears changes to GST Bill, drops 1% additional tax on inter-state sales
• Lok Sabha passes Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• Union Cabinet approves setting up of AIIMS in Bhatinda
• Policy for awarding Waterfront and associated lands in major ports approved
• Lok Sabha passes Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2015
• Agricultural scientist Neelamraju Ganga Prasada died

28 July 2016
• Rajya Sabha passes Compensatory and Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016
• Union Government forms 'Disha' for timely implementation of Central Schemes
• Eminent writer, social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away
• Veteran tabla maestro Pandit Lacchu Maharaj dies

29 July 2016
• Madras Crocodile Bank Trust opens for public
• T Nanda Kumar resigns as Chairman of National Dairy Development Board
• AAAI confers Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 on Srinivasan Swamy
• Pashudhan Bima Yojana launched in Haryana
• Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari sworn-in as Chief Justice of Patna High Court
• Mohun Bagan Ratna conferred on Syed Nayeemuddin

30 July 2016
• IMD to use supercomputer to forecast monsoon with Dynamical Model
• Strategic Forces Command exempted from ambit of RTI Act, 2005
• India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears authored by Ravi Velloor
• Andhra Pradesh signs MoU with Japan to develop food value chain
• Justice DB Bhosale sworn-in as Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court

31 July 2016
• Jharkhand government to form separate cell for Primitive Tribes Group
• Railway Minister flags off maiden broad-gauge train service between Agartala and Delhi
• India to host Kabaddi World Cup in October 2016
• R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs authored by Chaitanya Padukone released
• Narsingh Yadav gets NADA's clean chit; may participate in Rio Olympics
• Patna Pirates beats Jaipur Pink Panthers to win Pro Kabaddi League Season 4

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