India This Week: 26 May-1 June 2014

To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the provide a segment named India this week.

Jun 2, 2014 15:09 IST
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To help the aspirants of competitive exams, the provide a segment named India this week. This will help the candidates preparing for various exams in revising the latest issue in India just before the exam.

26 May 2014
• Narendra Modi took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India
• SAARC Countries Leaders visited India as a part of swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister of India
• Sushma Swaraj became the first woman to be given the portfolio of External Affairs Minister of India.
• Gorakhdham Express derailed at Sant Kabirnagar district in Uttar Pradesh killing 20 people
• RBI tightened acquisition & merger rules for Non-Banking Financial Companies

27 May 2014
• IAF Aircraft MIG-21 crashed in Anantnag district of South Kashmir
• Union Cabinet constituted SIT on Black Money to comply with SC Judgement
• Mauritius decided to provide automatic tax information exchange to India
• PM of India Narendra Modi held talks with PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif
• RhODIS, a DNA-based system, to be used to investigate poaching of Rhinos in Assam
• Election Commission of Uttarakhand notified the dates of Panchayat elections

28 May 2014
• Indian and Singapore Navy conducted SIMBEX 2014
• BG Srinivas, President and Member of the Board of Infosys resigned
• Supersonic Akash air defence missiles successfully intercepted targets
• Mukul Rohatgi appointed as 14th Attorney-General of India
• Nripendra Misra appointed as Principal Secretary to PM Narendra Modi
• Sachin Tendulkar selected as goodwill ambassador for 35th National Games
• CCI approved Tesco’s plan to purchase 50% stake in Trent Hypermarket
• Punjab Government gave approval to set-up Mega Food Park in Ludhiana

29 May 2014
• Vishwanath Tripathi received Vyas Samman 2013
• India signed loan agreement with World Bank for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan III
• RIL announced to buy78 percent in Network18 for 4000 crore rupees

30 May 2014
• Ajit Doval appointed as new National Security Adviser
• CSO released Provisional and Quarterly Estimate of National Income for 2013-14
• India signed a credit agreement of 24 million US dollars with World Bank for URWSSP
• India signed credit agreement of 165 million US dollars with World Bank for MRWSSP
• India signed credit agreement of 121.20 million US dollars with World Bank for UDWDP
• Goa observed Goa Day
31 May 2014
• Narendra Modi scrapped GoMs and EGoMs

1 June 2014
• The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) won the seventh edition of Indian Premier League 2014 by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).

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