India This Week: 27 July-2 August 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.

Created On: Aug 3, 2015 11:56 IST

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.

27 July 2015
• Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away
• Court of Arbitration for Sports allowed Indian athlete Dutee Chand to compete in women’s event
• CCI imposed a penalty of 420 crore rupees on Hyundai
• Bharti Realty tied-up with Eros Group to develop housing project
• Rajesh Exports acquired Switzerland-based world’s largest gold refinery Valcambi
• Ashish Bahuguna appointed as Chairman of food safety regulator FSSAI
• Ram Sevak Sharma appointed as Chairman of TRAI
• Terrorist attacked Dinanagar town of Gurdaspur in Punjab killing seven people

28 July 2015
• Justice Mahajan Committee constituted for Re-drafting National Sports Development Code of India
• SEBI cancelled Certificate of Registration of Sahara Mutual Fund
• Dr. Suniti Solomon, pioneering Indian HIV/AIDS researcher, passed away
• Swati Maliwal took charge as Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women

29 July 2015
• Union Cabinet approved Rajya Sabha panel's amendments on GST Bill, 2014
• India to become most populous nation by 2022: UN World Population Prospects
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
• CCI imposed penalty upon three Film & TV association of Karnataka
• Eminent vocalist Vasundhara Komkali died

30 July 2015

• e-Tourist Visa scheme extended to China, Hong Kong and Macau
• RBI decided to issue 10 rupees coins to commemorate International Day of Yoga
• Hockey India appointed Roelant Oltmans as coach of Men’s national team
• Yakub Memon executed as SC rejected his fresh plea in pre-dawn hearing

31 July 2015
• Union Government formulated Draft Rules for Mass Emission Standards for Bio-diesel fuelled vehicles
• Maharashtra government announced construction of 800-km Nagpur-Mumbai expressway
• Union Government announced to observe First National Handloom Day on 7 August 2015
• Tamil Nadu government instituted youth award in name of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
• Union Government released the Census data on Highest Educational Level Attained
• 14-year-old Lucknow boy Prabhroop Sekhon won 2 Gold at Special Olympics World Games

1 August 2015
• Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015 notified by the Central Government on 17 July 2015 came into effect
• Union Government released 13000 crore rupees for Fodd Corporation of India (FCI) as food subsidy
• Union Government finalised the procurement target for kharif marketing season (KMS) 2015-16 at 30 million tonnes

2 August 2015
• Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) lifted the 5-year ban on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on entering the Wankhede Stadium
• India to produce at least dozen billionaires among start-ups by 2020: ASSOCHAM

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