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India This Week: 27 January-2 February 2014

Feb 3, 2014 16:08 IST

The section, India this Week is a category that provides latest updates of current affairs is important for those who are preparing for any competitive exams. This section helps the aspirants in revising the events of the week at a glance as the events are provided in one to two lines.

26 January 2014
• PAN allotment process to undergo change from 3 February 2014
• Saina won Syed Modi International India Grand Prix title
• MS Dhoni became first captain to play in four tied ODIs
• Ela Gandhi honoured with Amadelkufa in South Africa
• Padma Awards for the Year 2014 given on the Eve of 65th Republic Day of India

27 January 2014
• Union Civil Aviation Ministry removed restrictions on Airbus A-380 in India
• India Post to install 3000 ATM & 1.35 lakh micro-ATM by September 2015
• EGoM approved SUC of 5 percent of annual Gross Revenue on all new airwaves
• NIC and Union Ministry of MSME launched India Inclusive Innovation Fund
• India won gold in men's Basketball at Lusofonia Games
• Union Government banned cosmetic companies from testing on animals
• Ajoy Misra elevated as the CEO and MD of Tata Global Beverages Limited
• Anand Kumar, the founder of Super30 got Ramanujan Mathematics award
• Andaman & Nicobar: Committee to review safety standards of tourist vessels

28 January 2014
• Union Ministry of Rural Development signed MoU with Digital Green
• TRAI released Working Guidelines for Spectrum Trading
• RBI raised Repo Rate by 25 basis points to 8 percent
• India ranked lowest in International Intellectual Property Index
• Delhi Government ordered audit into finances of DIMTS
• Uttar Pradesh government launched Samajwadi pension scheme
• Manoj Kohli appointed as MD&CEO of non telecom businesses of Bharti Enterprises

29 January 2014
• National Waqf Development Corporation Limited inaugurated by Prime Minister
• EC to CEOs of States: Make standardized voting compartment at Polling station
• Cantilever Pamban Bridge completed 100 years
• Sumit Malik stripped off gold medal for anti-doping violation
• Tax exemption for Olympics, CWG and Asian Games winners
• Six PSUs signed MoU to set up World’s largest Solar Power Project
• Hero MotoCorp launched hybrid diesel 150cc bike

30 January 2014
• Cabinet approved Amendments to the Mental Health Care Bill  
• NIT Odisha developed technology to turn Plastic into fuel

31 January 2014
• Uttrakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna resigned
• Agriculture Ministry issued guidelines on National Mission on Oil seeds and Oil Palm
• Allahabad High Court ordered CBI probe into alleged misappropriation of MGNREGA funds
• Economic growth for 2012-13 lowered to 4.5 percent from 5 percent estimated earlier
• Dhoni is 4th fastest batsman to score 8000 runs in ODIs
• Mother and Child Tracking Facilitation Centre Inaugurated

1 February 2014
• Silverine Swer, Meghalaya's first Padma Shri Awardee died
• India’s first Mono rail inaugurated
• Harish Rawat appointed 8th Chief Minister of Uttrakhand
• Surajkund International crafts Mela began in Haryana

2 February 2014

• Karnataka defeated Maharashtra to win the Ranji Trophy 2014
• Tea Production of India rose by 6.5 percent in 2013: Indian Tea Association
• FATF released Report on Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing

 

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