India This Week: 27 October-2 November 2014

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Nov 3, 2014 11:17 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 week 27 October to 2 November. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

27 October 2014
• Biography of Muhammad Iqbal titled Iqbal: The Life of a Poet, Philosopher and Politician released
• Sandeep Saxena appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu
• 68th Infantry Day observed on 27 October
• Maharashtra BJP legislator Govind M Rathod died
• Union Government disclosed names of black money account holders in an affidavit to SC
• World Bank released India Development Update
• Union Government scrapped ongoing selection process of CMDs, EDs in PSBs
• Japanese telecom giant Softbank announced to invest 627 million US dollar in Snapdeal
• Emaar MGF Land Limited tied up with PayU India for its online payment service
• SoftBank of Japan to invest 10 billion dollars in India

28 October 2014

• Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar elected VP of Asia Broadcasting Union
• ING Vysya Bank CEO Shailendra Bhandari resigned
• Surya Prakash appointed as Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board
• Sudhir Maheshwari announced to resign from ArcelorMittal
• Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs launched Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana
• Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced TB-Mission 2020
• Supreme Court rapped Union Government over delay in Delhi government formation
• Kamarajar Port to set up free trade and warehousing zone
• World Bank released India Development Update
• India and Vietnam signed seven Memoranda of Understandings
• India to modernise Vietnam’s defence forces
• PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry joined hands with Hannover Milano Fairs India
• SunEdison signed MoU with Rajasthan Government to set up 5000MW solar projects
• NRI investors sue ICICI Venture over losses

29 October 2014

• India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council
• Richest man of Japan Masayoshi Son announced his biggest ever investment in India
• Union Government submitted a list of 627 Indians holding black money abroad to SC
• An endangered species Flying Squirrel captured in Jharkhand

30 October 2014
• Union Government decided to include LoP in the Lokpal Selection Panel
• Minority government can be formed in Delhi: SC
• Government announced 5 lakh rupees compensation to kin of 1984 Sikh riots victims
• Pankaj Advani won IBSF World Billiards Championship
• D J Pandiyan appointed as new chief secretary of Gujarat
• TNCC chief BS Gnanadesikan resigned from his position

31 October 2014

• Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed on 31 October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel
• Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra
• Foundation for World's tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel laid in Gujarat
• Rajiv Mehrishi took charge as Union Finance Secretary
• Lokesh Chandra appointed as Chairman of India Council for Cultural Relations

01 November 2014
• Haryana celebrated the state formation Day
• Karnataka celebrates the state formation Day

02 November 2014

• SC held kitchen of Delhi Gymkhana Club is a factory under ESI Act, 1948
• Hockey India President Narinder Batra became a member of FIH Executive Board
• Central Zone defeated South Zone to lift Duleep Trophy of Cricket
• Union Government announced measures to rejuvenate Goa’s shipping industry

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