India This Week: 27 June-3 July 2016

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Jul 4, 2016 15:40 IST
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India this week is a section provided by to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 27 July to 3 July 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

27 June 2016
• India became 35th full member of Missile Technology Control Regime
• Majuli in Assam declared as island district
• Xerxes Sapur Desai, founder of Titan, dies
• Odisha Government launches Kalinga Siksha Sathi Yojana
• Sujoy Bose appointed as CEO of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
• World Bank approves $201.50 million for Technical Education Quality Improvement Project in India

28 June 2016
• Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan: A scheme to boost healthcare facilities for pregnant women
• CSIR-CIMFR inked MoU for coal quality analysis with coal supplying companies
• Scientists succeed in introduction of Sericulture in Poyen Village of Kargil
• NS Vishwanathan appointed Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India
• Exercise Jalrahat for flood Relief in Assam started
• Naga rebel leader Isak Chishi Swu dies
• Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in ISSF World Cup
• Union Government enhances Financial Powers of Ministries, Departments

29 June 2016
• 10th National Statistics Day celebrated with theme Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
• UP government declares all natural calamities will be treated as state disaster
• Union Cabinet clears National Mineral Exploration Policy
• Union Cabinet considers Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016
• Union Cabinet approves recommendations of 7th Pay Commission
• Union Cabinet approved MoU between UPSC and Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan
• Renowned painter KG Subramanyan passes away
• Navy inducts Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo 'Varunastra'
• Climate change impact on animals in Himalayas to be recorded by ZSI

30 June 2016
• India Post opens ‘My Stamp' scheme for individuals and corporate
• India-Israel co-developed MR-SAM missile successfully test-fired
• Railways Ministry launches NIVARAN portal for employees' grievances redressal
• Ministry of Tourism releases data on domestic and foreign tourist visits to states and UTs
• Union HRD Ministry launches teacher education portal Prashikshak
• Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are not third gender: Supreme Court
• CBDT notifies Rules for calculating Fair market value of Assets
• Sameer emerges fastest athlete of 56th National Inter-state Athletics
• International Solar Alliance Cell and World Bank sign Declaration for promoting Solar Energy
• India's first Integrated Defence Communication Network launched
• INS Tarasa, Follow-on Water Jet Fast Attack Craft, launched by Indian Navy

1 July 2016
• Indigenously built LCA Tejas inducted in IAF
• National Doctors’ Day 2016 observed across India
• President Pranab Mukherjee presents B C Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 and 2010
• Eminent Marathi literary scholar Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere dies
• Rapid Rural Police Response System launched in Punjab
• Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports grants recognition to Paralympic Committee of India
• Kerala government decided to ban 'electronic cigarettes'
• Jawaharlal Nehru Port becomes India’s first port to implement Logistics Data Tagging of Containers
• Madhav Dhekane took over as Director of ISRO Inertial Systems Unit
• Hero MotoCorp inked 3-year wage agreement with Gurgaon workers

2 July 2016
• Gurpreet Singh Sandhu becomes first Indian to play in Europa League
• Haryana to develop new Industrial Township at an expense of $5 billion
• Javeline thrower Annu Rani sets national record at National Inter-state Athletics Championships
• India’s first Commercial Court & Disputes Resolution Centre inaugurated in Chattisgarh

3 July 2016
• The 2016 BRICS Youth Summit concluded in Guwahati, Assam
• B Sai Praneeth wins 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title
• Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan wins eight medals in IWAS World Games

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