India This Week: 26 October-1 November 2015

India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

Nov 2, 2015 13:04 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

26 October 2015
• Financial powers of Health Institutions enhanced to 5 lakh rupees per patient under Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi
• Union Law Ministry notified Delhi HC Amendment Act, 2015
• Indian Immunologicals Ltd opened 250 crore rupees multi-purpose facility near Hyderabad
• Dinesh, Yekona open cast mine projects of Western Coalfields inaugurated in Nagpur
• FIIs/RFPIs can now invest up to 74 percent in DEN Networks Limited: RBI
• Department of Heavy Industries drafted National Policy on Capital Goods
• AR Rahman received Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award

27 October 2015
• Union Finance Ministry launched E-Sahyog Pilot Project to facilitate Taxpayers
• Sub Group of Chief Ministers on Centrally Sponsored Schemes submitted its report
• India ranked 130 in ease of doing business: World Bank
• J&K to host South Asian Rugby 7’S Championship in 2016
• Union Government constituted RV Easwar Committee to simplify The Income Tax Act, 1961
• NITI Aayog panel on Innovation submitted its report recommending private funding for R&D
• Government of Andhra Pradesh declared 196 mandals as drought-hit
• Reliance Industries signed revised Listing Agreements with BSE and NSE
• Narendra Nayak appointed as Managing Director of BlackBerry India

28 October 2015
• Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Games Secretariat of 12th SAF Games in Shillong
• Madhya Pradesh Government declared 33 percent quota for women in government jobs
• SC reinforced its earlier view of No Reservation in Super Specialty Courses in Medicine
• Internet freedom is partly free in India: FOTN 2015 Report
• Hockey India signed three years partnership with Sports Authority of India
• IBM and TASK signed MoU to ensure cloud technology in Telangana colleges
• Najib Shah appointed as Chairman of CBEC

29 October 2015
• WCD Ministry launched initiative to spread awareness about Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
• RBI allowed NRIs to subscribe to National Pension System
• India-Africa Forum Summit 2015 held in New Delhi
• Amit Kumar won silver in men's club throw F51 event of IPC Athletics World Championships
• Bombay HC asked NEERI to study River Godavari’s pollution during Kumbh Mela
• HCL Technologies acquired CRM services firm PowerObjects for 299 crore rupees
• Defence Acquisition Council cleared military projects worth over 12000 crore rupees

30 October 2015
• Ministry of Civil Aviation released Revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy
• Sanjeev Mohanty appointed as CEO and MD of Jabong

31 October 2015
• National Unity Day observed across India
• Shaktikanta Das nominated on RBI Central Board of Directors
• Eminent archaeologist V.N. Misra passed away
• MHRD constituted TSR Subramanian committee to draft New Education Policy

1 November 2015
• Air Marshal Virender Mohan Khanna took over as Maintenance Head of IAF
• AK Jha took over as CMD of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
• NPPA capped prices of few drugs for Diabetes, Hypertension, Pneumonia
• Facebook to help BSNL set up 100 rural Wi-Fi hotspots
• Alternate Train Accommodation Scheme (ATAS) called “VIKALP” launched
• BrahMos missile test-fired from Indian Navy's latest stealth destroyer INS Kochi
• Hero MotoCorp Founder Brijmohan Lall Munjal died at 92

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