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India This Week: 26 June-2 July 2017

Jul 3, 2017 15:10 IST

India this week is provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events that occurred from 26 June to 2 July 2017. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

26 June 2017
• Union Government constitutes K Kasturirangan Committee to prepare National Education Policy
• Desh Bandhu Gupta, founder of pharma giant-Lupin passes away
• Narinder Nath Vohra appointed as President of India International Centre

27 June 2017
• India, World Bank sign USD 35 million agreement to enhance efficiency in tax administration in Assam
• Indian Army gets first batch of modern bullet-proof helmets
• 6th Joint Trade Committee was convened between India and Myanmar
• Chana and Chana Dal words added to Oxford English Dictionary
• Kaushik Basu takes over as President of International Economic Association
• India makes voluntary contribution of USD 100000 to United Nations Tax Fund

28 June 2017
• JNPT, India's largest container port, hit by cyber attack
• Loknath Behra appointed as DGP of Kerala
• Union Government launched new bidding mechanism for mega oil and gas auctions
• Election Commission to launch nationwide Voter Registration Reminder on Facebook
• Union Government launched new bidding mechanism for mega oil and gas auctions
• 7th CPC on allowances approved
• Former Vice Chancellor of Ambedkar University takes oath as UPSC Member
• Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation
• Maharashtra Government issued government resolution on loan waiver

29 June 2017
• Indian Vice Presidential Election 2017 to be held on 5 August
• Kidambi Srikanth re-enters top 10 of BWF men’s rankings
• India's communication satellite GSAT-17 successfully launched
• Rajiv Kumar appointed as Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh
• NSSO releases report titled Key Indicators of Unincorporated Non-Agricultural Enterprises in India
• Asian Development Bank has pledged USD 10 billion for development projects in India

30 June 2017
• Union Government launched National Biopharma Mission
• PAN card won't be invalid if not linked with Aadhaar by 1 July: IT Department
• PM Modi and world leaders to discuss counter-terrorism at G20 Summit
• KK Venugopal appointed as Attorney General of India
• AK Jyoti of Gujarat cadre will be next Chief Election Commissioner
• RK Pachnanda took over as Director-General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police
• Writer Preeti Shenoy bags Indian of the Year Award

1 July 2017
• GST rollout: India launches historic indirect tax regime GST after 17 years of debate
• 65 MoUs signed at Textiles India 2017

2 July 2017
• Hasmukh Adhia busts seven misconceptions about Goods and Services Tax (GST)
• Telangana IPS Officer Mahesh Bhagwat conferred 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Heroes Award
• Madhya Pradesh sets new record by planting 6 Cr saplings in 12 hours

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